Recently, Immersive theatre Maestros Punchdrunk put on a hell of a show in London. They took over an abandoned firehouse in Paddington to build a complex, vast and detailed set to bring Woyzeck, a tale of jealously and betrayal, to life as The Drowned Man. I went to the show twice and loved it both […]
Of all the things I love, illustrating things with watercolour, pencil and ink is kinda my favourite. This page is a collection of watercolour and pencil illustrations from a variety of subject matter and events; all of which were experienced from life and then illustrated from memory and occasional photo aides. Coke Can Illustrated from photo […]
Recently I was able to put together a proposal regarding Easter in which I did a series of Egg illustrations using watercolour and ink. I also drew a beet root, and then generously used an eraser in Photoshop to give the eggs a faded and rustic appearance. Below are the results!
Every year my alma matter William Allen High School has a fundraiser for the Allentown Arts Academy. The Arts Academy is a program within the school that allows high schoolers to enjoy and benefit from nearly 3 hours of arts education every school day. It’s a wonderful initiative, and in a world of cuts to […]
Fresh off the wonderful Alice in Wonderland Theatre experience, I was frantically searching through all my old work sketchbooks looking for the £2,000 worth of company receipts that I lost (kill me) and found these gems! I presume they are for a window we never did, but all with a very Alice in Wonderland theme! […]
A few pencil, watercolour, and ink sketches of me holding a cut orange. Still going through a bit of a fruit phrase I think!!
The Design Museum does an excellent twitter activity every Monday at lunchtime (UK lunchtime obvs!) where they set you a drawing challenge to complete on your lunch break. Normally it’s things like ‘draw your lunch,’ ‘draw a postbox,”draw the jewelry you’re wearing,’ you know, reasonably normal things to draw. This was one of their recent […]
A few friends and I went off to the countryside for the weekend to dress up like a shooting themed episode of Downton Abbey, go on long walks, and drink in cozy pubs. It was a success. Here’s what we got up to, in watercolour and then watercolour and ink sketches. Salisbury Cathedral: The old […]
I just got back from a VERY enjoyable weekend in Salisbury. I’ll post a full description of it very soon, but in the meantime, here are a couple of preview sketches of what I saw. The fireplace in my new favourite pub ever, The Haunch of Venison: View of Salisbury Cathedral from across the River […]
The Design Museum do a neat thing on Mondays- a lunchtime sketch break! Around noon they (or their guest ‘host’ for the day) post a sketch challenge that you can do in your lunch break, and then post the results using the hash tag #SketchBreak Today’s challenge was as follows: Here’s what I submitted- a […]