Remember me?

Remember me?

This week I had an email from someone whose name I didn’t recognise who explained that a few years ago I did a pencil sketch of his sisters house in Repton for him as a gift and he saw the drawing recently in her house and he is soon moving to a new house in […]

Happy New Year with a golden touch

Happy New Year with a golden touch

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and one hopefully full of happiness.. we are all still very aware of the Covid pandemic and how its affecting any plans for the year! And never quite sure if plans are going to get cancelled unexpectedly…. I ended last year on a high regarding sale of artwork and […]

REpton revisited in contemporary style

REpton revisited in contemporary style

I was asked by the client to paint a contemporary painting of Repton (the famous village in South Derbyshire that has the famous public school), with the specific buildings that were important for the painting to be silhouettes. And the colours had to be specific too, for the painting. Normally silhouette paintings are just one […]

Meet Poseidon and his lovely mermaid

Meet Poseidon and his lovely mermaid

The client asked me to paint a picture that featured Poseidon, and a mermaid, on a beach, at night, with a romantic feel to it, and the hint of adult themes that children wouldn’t pick up on. We agreed that it would be in acrylics ,on canvas and when I suggested that I use metallic […]

So proud of this peacock

So proud of this peacock

I was asked in August to do the commission of a blue peacock on a wall by the client, she wasn’t sure what background she wanted so I suggested an elegant garden and she agreed that was a good idea. She knew I was going on holiday to France in September so I wouldn’t be […]

Exciting new commission in triplicate

Exciting new commission in triplicate

In these strange times I don’t expect new commissions to come in often, so I was delighted a few weeks ago when I was commissioned to do a new painting for a new client. She wanted not one, but three paintings done of herself to match other existing artwork she had on her bedroom wall. […]