Category: News

Daniel McNeil

7 October 2023 By ian

This is Daniel McNeil (@danwalksuk on Instagram) who is walking the entire UK coastline to raise money for SSAFA, the armed forces charity. He started two and a half years ago and is due to finish in November. So far he has raised almost £30 000. Please give him a follow and make a donation […]

Purbeck Artisan Yard

2 October 2023 By ian

The Purbeck Artisan Yard is a fantastic place in Wareham, Dorset that hosts the work of a number of local artists and makers. It’s full of really wonderful art of every kind. Each month they make spaces available for guest artists and throughout the whole of October I’ve got one of those spaces. I have […]

I Must Go Down to the Sea Again

21 June 2023 By ian

Here’s my latest Dorset drawing, titled from John Masefield’s poem Sea Fever. It’s drawn with my usual Mitsubishi Hi-Uni pencils on Daler-Rowney smooth heavyweight cartridge paper. The location is the famous Durdle Door with the Isle of Portland in the distant background.

Society of Graphic Fine Art Open 23

20 March 2023 By ian

The annual open exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art is a true celebration of drawing in all its forms and is held in the Mall Galleries in London. This year the exhibition ran from 13 to 18 March. This is the fourth year I’ve entered drawings into the exhibition and the first year […]