Leaves…

Doodling away at this one…

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Merry Christmas!

And thank you all for your interest this past year. Hope your festive season, however you celebrate it is wonderful and may 2016 bring you all you want and need. My kindest regards to you and your family x

ps, feel free to use this card for emailed Christmas wishes…

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Roots- Lots of Roots…

Finished this one.

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I’ve also uploaded the before and after shot. You can see that I literally ‘drew’ with the ink. Lots of fun, a little scary, but worth the challenge…

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(apologies for the watermark, some people can’t be trusted)

On The Drawing Board…

Back into the fantasy stuff again. I’m currently working on bits and pieces for the new publisher of ‘The Fantasy Artroom’. This is one I worked on but discarded, wasn’t quite what we were after. Still, it has a certain charm…

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New Doodlings…

It’s the school holidays and yesterday I took the kids to one of those indoor playground thingies. The kids always have a great time and I usually take my sketchbook along, here’s what I came up with…
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At the end of the day, the kids went to bed and I spent a little while adding inks to it, still not finished, but you can see where it’s heading…

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These sketches may end up in a volume of my sketches for 2014…

A little Fae Bloke…

Sorry I haven’t been over here very much lately, I’ve been inundated with work on this book (which is now almost ready!!!) I’ll try my very best to get back into the swing of things soon.
In the meantime, here’s a doodle I made this morning…

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And some good news…. I’ll be making my presence known in the UK for the first time in many years (chuckles). I’ll have a stand at the AVALAN FAERY BALL AND FAYRE in Glastonbury on the 8th-9th March. If you’re around, come and say Hi!…

Tonight’s sketchings…

I had a loooong day in the studio working on commissioned stuff today, consequently, my eye and brain were sufficiently tuned enough to work directly onto the paper using an old biro to draw this doodle in front of the telly this evening…

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Elfmother…

I’ve just been commissioned to paint a ‘real’ version of this old digital painting. I’ll probably be using watercolour and gouache and I’m very much looking forward to it. I thought I’d add the steps I take to get to the final image here.

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Here’s the drawing transferred onto a sheet of tracing paper, ready to lay onto the sheet of watercolour paper…

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Into The Woods…

I first started workon this one 3-4 years ago, it’s been sitting in the corner of my studio ever since calling at me, I finally feel as though the time is right to get back onto it. Here’s what’s happening with it so far… (oils).

(model – elandria.deviantart.com)

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