Visit to York Gate Garden with Sketch That

Sketch That are the urban sketching / art discussion / opportunity sharing art group that I run, over on Facebook and we like to meet up once a month to draw around Leeds and West Yorkshire. We had been on hold for a little while as I had been a bit too busy to take…

Put a bird on it

I have just finished another large painting which I’m calling ‘Put a Bird on it’ (Portlandia fans will know what I’m on about here). There are several gulls in the painting, which combines abstraction and figuration. There are a few smileys in there too. My aim with the painting is to create happiness and a…

witchy finger sexy claw creepy hands

A few weeks ago I made a load of watercolours on paper focusing on ladies’ hands with manicures, as I had noticed that my social media and Pintrest feeds seemed to have a lot of photos with people’s hands in them. The high streets of the UK are full of nail bars, and acrylic nails…