It’s been a little while since I last wrote a blog and there are no prizes for guessing why! The Covid-19 outbreak has been enormously disruptive to all our lives and my creativity took a real hit at the beginning of lockdown. I suddenly had two small children at home all the time and as […]
Considering commissions – a clear favourite! People who know and love my artwork already know that I’m privileged to be able to paint some of Britain’s most beloved and iconic residents – wildlife, farm animals, horses, dogs and people – for a living. It’s sometimes astonishing to stop and think about how many homes out […]
There is nothing more I love than receiving a commission – I have painted pigs, dogs, horses and scenery, to name a few, but my latest commission was something a little bit different… Richard Nellis, an existing customer, came to me back in June with an idea for his new bar and restaurant in Newcastle […]
A glipse of the painting progress of The Gallopers. Inspired by the gallopers at Beamish Museum. Beautiful, colourful horses, twirling and whirling round!
I had great fun painting Priscilla. Inspired by the famous farm pig at Beamish Museum. When I saw her looking over the door of her sty, I just had to paint her!
I often get asked where i get my inspiration from for my stag paintings.Well, i was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous Sledmere Estate where they breed deer and have a very large heard.I took hundreds of photos and often use a few for reference for each stag painting.What a great day I […]
Let me introduce “Boris”, the newest open edition print on my website. A highland cow on a vibrant purple background available in two sizes on a box canvas.