Many of you like me have been watching the BBC’s latest visual banquet, Planet Earth 2. Here a few things I’ve been inspired to paint from the series, more to come hopefully.
Danny Santos has some wonderful photography on his website. The digital painting is a copy from one of his “Portraits of Strangers”. Check him out -> http://dannyst.format.com/
It’s been a while since I’ve been able to sit down and enjoy drawing. Life gets busy and making time for drawing gets pretty low down on the list. Drawing is a perishable skill and I’ve definitely found how much it perishes over time. Hopefully I’ll be able to do more drawings regularly. The first three are sketches from a …
On the 28th of October 2014, my beautiful son Gethin was born. Unfortunately he was born with a rare muscle weakness called Congenital Nemaline Myopathy. He spent the first two months of his life in the Neonatal unit of Cardiff hospital while his condition was diagnosed and my wife and I were trained to look after him. Gethin came home …
Just a quick post of a drawing demo I did for an open day at Aberystwyth University. Done in charcoal and white chalk.
I’m in the slow process of working on a new personal piece. The idea: spear-fishing on the back of a large tame turtle.
I have an upcoming job that I think might work well in charcoal. Only problem is that I haven’t picked up a stick of charcoal in about 9 years. I have a little bit of time before I’ll be starting this next project so I thought that some practice might be in order. See the results below. Reference used from …
I’ve finally got round to posting the work I did for and exhibition called ‘Siani Bob Man’. It’s a collection of illustrators work on a range of welsh folk stories. The tale I chose was ‘King March’s Ears’.
What I’m working on at the moment.
So here’s the final image for “Out of the Frying Pan…”. I put it on hold for a while as I got caught up in another project. It’s good to get it finally finished.