Calon

They don’t make a dice with an infinite number of sides* I find the different types of dice available fascinating, and in fact, the largest number of sides a dice can have is a staggering 120 sides! Don’t believe me? Check this out: 120 sided dice. I believe that our capacity to love is just…

New Year, New Look

Regular readers may notice a new look to my website. I thought it was high time to have a redesign and hopefully you will find it easier to use and prettier to look at. I’ve updated my gallery section, including a new page for the Urban Faeries series that explains more about them and gives…

The Diesel Faerie

Introducing The Diesel Faerie, the second of the five Urban Faeries. I have also put a time lapse of this painting on my facebook page to give you a little  insight into my process – check it out HERE The remaining three Urban Faeries are still in progress, but I’m working hard to complete them…

Work In Progress….

Hi Folks, It’s been a while since I did a blog post, so I thought I’d give you all a quick update. I’ve been very busy working on several works in progress – namely the Urban Faeries series. I’ve pretty much got one completed, one not started and the remaining three in various stages of…

Oiled Up….

I don’t know what I was expecting from my first ever oil painting class, but it wasn’t this! As I drove up the hill to the venue, past beautiful views and curious horses, I was expecting a messy day of oil paints, linseed oil and solvents. Instead, I discovered a way of working with oil…

Derwent Graphitint Gift

Apart from family, friends, cake and cards, one of the lovely things about having a birthday is being given new art supplies. This year, my mother-in-law gave me a fantastic set of 12 Derwent Graphitint pencils. Unlike the creamy and smooth watercolour pencils that I’ve previously used, these have a much more textured finish. You…

Pop goes the dragon

Like most Welsh people, I am very proud of being Welsh and love our culture. I thought it was high time that I had a go at the Welsh dragon on our national flag and the painting above is the result. As you can probably tell from the accuracy of the dragon, I traced it….