How to create a pet portrait in pastels – Dog

Step 1 – Outlines Most importantly, I don’t believe there are is a right or wrong ways to create artwork. Sure, there are some really handy techniques and it’s fun to learn but just relax. Have confidence and watch your skills develop. If you have a passion for drawing your work will continuously improve with […]

Christmas Pet Portrait

For all of you who have enquired, I now have only FOUR spaces left for Christmas pet portrait commissions. If you’d like to book one of the remaining slots or would like to purchase some of my vouchers for an original gift idea, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Dave’s big moment at The Mall Galleries, London.

Well here we are at the Mall Galleries in London, me and Dave The Mackerel. It was a brilliant couple of days, great to meet other artists and view their work as well as meeting some of the buyers, of course. There are some beautiful pieces at the exhibition, I totally recommend a visit if […]

Dave The Mackerell has made it!He’s in the Mall Gallery!!!!

Oh my days!!! Can’t believe it. Speechless! Dave The Mackerel has done it for Portland!!!! Hurray!!! He’s now being hung in the Mall Gallery, London here and has been accepted by the Royal Society of Marine Artist’s

Me and my fish have hit the big time!!!!

I’m proud to say that my painting of ‘ Dave The Mackerel’ has been preselected for the 2014 Mall Gallery and Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition. He’s currently up in London for the final judging. He’s so alone and vulnerable….I miss him! Please follow link for full story here Image – Dorset Echo  

Pet Portraits now in pastels!

Pet portraits have a way  to come to life with a presence that can be quite beautiful. They are a wonderful way to hold dear your special friend and keep their presence with you forever. Commissioning a pet portrait for yourself or perhaps as a unique gift is simple, just give me a call. My […]

Thank you!!!

Just would like to say thank you to all of you who went to see my exhibition of Portland wildlife paintings, ‘Whilst Out With The Dog’. Your feed back was much appreciated, especially as it was so nice! Well done to Cindy Lee Noble and her Burmese cat Soi, who won a Pet Portrait. I […]

Dorset Horse Portraits

For those of you who have asked recently, Yes I do Horse portraits. Here is one I was commissioned to do as a Christmas gift this year.

Yes, I am now doing Pet Portraits!

At long last I have been persuaded to do some pet portraits. I always said I didn’t really fancy the idea but after constant requests I thought, why not give it a go. To my surprise, I’ve really enjoyed it! Creating an exact likeness of an animal is quite a challenge in its own right, […]

Business logo design for Start Ups: How we get going…

I’m always being asked how I would go about creating your logo, in a nut shell, processes can differ depending upon the clients needs but generally I would kick-off a logo design project with some good, quality conversations. I would aim to learn as much as possible about your company, it’s values and the way […]