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Published on 13 October 2022 at 08:57

I thought it was about time I wrote about how things are going with my art so here are one or two recent things that have happened.



My drawing 'Five Sunflowers' was shortlisted for The British Art Prize!
Five Sunflowers will be on display at Oxo Tower Wharf, London from 23rd to 27th November 2022.





I submitted two drawings to this years UK Coloured Pencil Society's annual exhibition and I was delighted when both were accepted.

I was even more pleased when 'Pole line capacitor', shown here below was awarded 'Highly commended'.


As well as receiving this award I also gained signature status with the UK Coloured Pencil Society!




Last year I was asked by Leisure Painter magazine if I would like to contribute to the magazine.

Oh yes, of course I would!

It turned out that they wanted two articles.

Part one was an introduction about my process, techniques and materials etc. This edition was published 16th September.

Part two will be a step-by-step demonstration of drawing a cat (Poppy) This edition is on sale 21st October.

The reference photos for the demo are available  to download from  the download page above.







My drawing of 'Pip' was selected for the Artists & Illustrators magazine Editors pick Portfolio plus gallery.

This months theme is Pet Portraits and I'm chuffed that the gorgeous Pip was chosen.


I recently had one of my artworks included in an international online exhibition