This week I popped along to Julie and Martin’s to present their “Memories” watercolour commissioned by them in advance of their wedding next year. The main theme is the shops which various members of the family have owned over the years, all linked together in an imagined street scene. It was great fun putting the picture together from the visual resources Julie had sent to me along with a “site visit” to Rawdon Parish Church where they are getting hitched. Lots of... Read More »
I am pleased to say I am running a couple of workshop days at the Williamson Art Gallery on Saturdays, the 5th of October and 16th November. Each day will have much the same content:
Tuition will be in basic drawing and sketching skills. In addition I will be covering the choice of materials, techniques and looking at topics such as the use of watercolour, shadows and perspective. these more tricky aspects of sketching will be approached in a general rather than a technical way. The essence... Read More »
Just finished a commission for a couple who live over in Yorkshire. they wanted a picture of them walking in the snow with their two black Labradors. Pleased with the final picture (see below) and hear that they are hanging it in pride of place in their new home.
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Sketches during the “Breathing Spaces” Urban Sketching Event Liverpool weekend