Reeds I Limited Edition Giclée Prints

27 June 2022 By ian

I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at plants on beaches and riverbanks and I think I’ll be spending quite a lot of time drawing some of these this year. Currently, I’m working on the third of my Reeds series and I hope to have this finished fairly soon. In the meantime, I’m releasing […]

Dorset Art Weeks at the Old Town Hall

25 May 2022 By ian

I’m excited to be taking part in Dorset Art Weeks this year. There was an online version I took part in last year but this is the first time I’ve taken part in it properly. To make up for lost time, I’m in three different venues this year. The one closest to home is the […]

Open ‘22 – Society for Graphic Fine Art

20 May 2022 By ian

Yesterday I went up to London to visit the 101st open exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art at Mall Galleries. The exhibition finishes on Saturday (21 May) but is well worth a visit if you get the chance. There are around 300 pictures from over 200 artists and the breadth and quality of […]

Lantern Trust Christmas Card

9 December 2021 By ian

I was asked a little while ago to make a Christmas Card for Lantern Trust. Lantern Trust is a Weymouth-based charity that helps people with multiple exclusion factors, those who are most vulnerable and who most often find themselves homeless. I drew a couple of portraits for them earlier this year. One is here but […]

Lantern Trust and Adrian

17 July 2021 By ian

At the start of the year I did some voluntary work for the Lantern Trust, a charity that helps vulnerable and marginalized people in the Weymouth & Portland. I helped out (a tiny little bit) with their Safe Sleep project, which provides overnight accommodation for people who have been rough sleeping. These are the people […]