Category Archives: Drawings

‘Marbles’

At last a piece of actual work from me. It’s been a while and this one has been on the drawing board, slowly being worked on during that time. I’ve wanted to draw marbles for a while as I have … Continue reading

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A ‘Room with more View

I am sure I have mentioned the wonderful UK Coloured Pencil Society before. There’s certainly a link to them just to your right. Well, back in February I did a piece called ”Room with a View’ and mentioned I would … Continue reading

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Granny’s Shoulder

I have long put off attempting a portrait or even skin itself but I thought I should bite the bullet and have a go. I picked a lovely photo of my nephew, being held on the shoulder by his granny. … Continue reading

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Culzean Sketching

Family SalemSkye had a wee trip out yesterday to Ayrshire. We went to Culzean Castle, well, the grounds and the beach because in actual fact inside Culzean Castle, which is more like a stately home, is rather dull and child-unfriendly. … Continue reading

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The Art of Urban Sketching

I am not sure how I came across this phenomenon but I am glad I did. I got used to seeing and admiring the works of Urban Sketchers around the world through Flickr, so when Amazon threw up a “You … Continue reading

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A ‘Room with a View

Everyone loves fairy toadstools. Well, the fly agaric mushroom. I love normal mushrooms too. I know most people think fungeugh rather than funghi, but I love them. So I made them my most recent subject. Armed with Prismacolors and Stonehenge … Continue reading

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Uncovered Masterpieces

The title is ironic, believe me. One of the many benefits of moving house is that you uncover lost items (you also lose a lot more important things) and we uncovered two pieces of my school art work. One of … Continue reading

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Cherries

I love cherries. I love them in any form: au natural, maraschino, in toiletries, Yankee Candles’ ‘Cherries on Snow’…so to get me back into the swing of things, here’s my next work, my own reference photo which will be tweaked … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Over at Big Tattoo Planet, a forum for tattoo fans, enthusiasts and artists, there are a lot of budding tattoo apprentices and would-be apprentices. Therefore you find a lot of members posting their artwork, tattoo inspired or not. Some get … Continue reading

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Skye Rose

A new work in progress, started today. I have used one of my Skye reference photos, a picture of a rose that can be found on my Flickr page, entitled ‘By Any Other Name’. I have chosen a sheet of … Continue reading

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