Lennny The Lurcher

“Happy new year” ! to everyone. What better way to start than introducing Lenny the Lurcher. A drawing done as a Christmas present commission for the owners from a friend and drawn by myself with a feeling I knew this chap quite well although we only met once. Lenny...

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Overcoming Barriers To Ask About A Commission

After a busy show at Wadebridge I found I had many people interested in having a painting of their animal done. But as happens al too often, very few if any follow up in the following weeks and months with confirmation of their interest. For some people it can be that...

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Calving Time

At this time of year farmers are very busy in delivering lambs and calves on their farms and it was no surprise that I had great trouble contacting one farmer to inform him that his painting of South Devon cows and calves was ready. The painting 18 x 12 inches...

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Easter Bunnies And Hares

Easter is coming up fast and everyone I meet is starting to think about gifts and cards. While chocolate easter eggs and bunnies is very popular, there is a wildlife aspect to this time of year with hares boxing. I have this painting I did many years ago printed on to...

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Happy Farmer

After a few weeks of painting, another commission has been successfully completed and delivered. The client was a very happy farmer who loves his Belgium Blue Bull as depicted in this painting. I really enjoyed creating this one as there is much artistic skill in...

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Happy New Year

My first news of 2017 is to thank everyone for their support last year and the owner of Molly the Black Labrador for commissioning this drawing of her coming out of a rock pool. Molly loves water like most Labs and this one was done just in time for Christmas. Let's...

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Crystal

We have now reached the final week before Christmas weekend and I just wanted to wish everyone a peaceful and joyful festive season. My last blog before the new year features Crystal, a Labrador Poodle cross and the illustrated drawing of her was for the owner who is...

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Oldest Cat

My show at St Mellions yesterday was quite eventful . Many times I find one of the biggest thrills at shows is meeting so many interesting people and stories about their animals. At St Mellions Christmas Fayre yesterday I met someone who had a claim to Britains oldest...

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Wine Food And Gifts

A reminder to anyone who is still looking for a gift or a great day out sampling food and drink, I will be showing my work and gifts next Sunday at St Mellion’s Fayre 11am to 4pm. . Visit www.st-mellion.co.uk  for more details I will be selling cushions mugs coasters...

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