Pencil picture, An Old Memory

I’m a Dorset-based graphite fine artist. My work connects the beauty surrounding us in the natural world with the beauty that is within us all. I’m inspired by the people I meet and by the incredible coastline and countryside of Dorset.

I work almost exclusively with wooden graphite pencils on paper. The act of drawing brings me peace, wellbeing and joy and I hope my drawings give that to you, too.

An intimate portrait of a loved one lost in thought

May work has been exhibited around Dorset, at Victoria Art Gallery in Bath, at Mall Galleries in London, in Wells Cathedral and online with the Federation of British Artists. I’m an associate member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art.

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  • A3 graphite pencil drawing called My Mind Lets Go a Thousand Things
  • Graphite pencil drawing of the common reed
  • A2 graphite pencil portrait called Waiting for the Fat Lady to Sing
  • A4 graphite pencil drawing called Reeds II
  • Sunnies graphite pencil drawing
  • Graphite pencil drawing called Short Ride in a Fast Machine
  • Graphite pencil drawing, Reeds II
  • Pencil portrait, Now What?
  • Pencil drawing, Lodmoor Morning
  • Pencil portrait, Now What?
  • Graphite pencil portrait, J & C
  • Pencil pet portrait of Biggie
  • Pencil drawing of a dog called Pickle

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