A Shelf Portrait

A Shelf Portrait

Today I’m going to share the first proper project we have had in class. This was to create a frontispiece which would be the first page of our portfolio (frontispiece meaning literally ‘first page’). This frontispiece had to contain a number of things, it needed our name, the name of the course, it had to […]

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Pale Blue Dot

carl sagan quote thats home thats here thats us

For the past year I’ve been trying to create a space scene using watercolours, this one turned out pretty well. It also just happens to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot photograph. “On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, […]

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Tiny Watercolours

landscape watercolour painting

Every time I visit the doctor I am asked how much time I have spent painting. Not because my doctor has a specific interest in my artwork but because it is a good way of telling how tired I have been in a specific month. The last two months have been particularly difficult and as […]

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What’s In My Sketchbook

don't worry sketchbook page

I’m terrible at finishing sketchbooks. I usually give up on a sketchbook half way through and buy another one. So the fact that not only did I finish a sketchbook but did it in under 4 months is kind of unbelievable. So here are some of my favourite pages.   Some advice from my doctor just […]

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The Road Goes On

see the road go past your doorstep calling for your feet to stray

  I still can’t decide if I really want to post this. There is a rather large mistake in it, that while not noticeable to most is really annoying me. It turns out the website that I used to check the lyrics were correct actually had wrong lyrics, which ended up in the quote being wrong, […]

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My Favourite Things

illustrated book spines

  When I’m feeling sad I simply remember my favorite things And then I don’t feel so bad

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