Starting Again (Sketch)

Since my last visit here, almost three months ago, I’ve left the career I’d been in since leaving university (a quarter of a century ago), moved house, and started something completely new. That’s my excuse for the lack of posts. The completely new something is running a guest house by[…]

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Sylvester (sketch)

This is Sylvester, our neighbour’s cat who sadly died a few weeks ago. In his youth, Sylvester would terrorise our cats but he mellowed in his old age. If you like my pet drawings and would like one of your own please take a look at Portray Your Pet.

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The Old Family Home (sketch)

As I mentioned three weeks ago, my parents recently moved from the house they’d lived in for forty years, where my brother and I grew up, and where two of my grandparents lived in the later years too. For a little while there were four generations living here. It’s a[…]

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Ivy Pug (sketch)

Here’s Ivy. I’ve drawn her to build up my portfolio of pen and ink pictures for Portray Your Pet. Platinum Carbon Ink, Daler-Rowney Bristol Board, using a Franklin-Christoph M03 with a needlepoint nib and a Platinum #3776 Sai with a fine nib, and a Platinum Brush Pen

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