Friday, 29 June 2012


I decided to go back to a really old sketch and paint it. At the time I made the drawing, I tried to paint it up but failed miserably. It was easier now a few years later.

I did this sketch on the bus one day and thought it was worth pursuing.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Back to my roots

Some more lunch time Victorians from the National Portrait Gallery.

Turning torso at life drawing class.

Its finally gotten a little bit sunnier here in London so I got a chance to try out my new folding stool! Great for sketching anywhere and I expect to be using it a lot this summer. The above two sketches are from Hampstead Heath.

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Barcelona - Arc de Triomphe

Spent this Easter in Barcelona. Its difficult to see whats going on on the screen when its so sunny but you sort of get used to it. Still, its much nicer than sketching in the english rain. Trying to get some brighter colours going instead of my usual browns.

Another head study at lifedrawing class.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Painting practice

Life drawing class. About 40 min each.

Lunchtime sketches at the museum. Not too exciting perhaps. Im trying to get better att painting people and this is very good practice.

Monday, 9 January 2012

ipad painting workshop

Happy new year everyone!

Ive written an article for the magazine ImagineFX. Its about painting from life on the ipad. I went to the Wallace Collection here in London and painted some medieval armour.

If youre interested in seeing the step by step creation of this image, pick up a copy of issue 79 of ImagineFX this month.

Ive done a few simpler lunchtime studies aswell. These were all done in the British Museum using an app called 'Procreate'.