I am a Devon in England, based Illustrator & I work predominately in black & line using pen & ink. I have a life long love for the natural world and this is reflected in my work.
I specialize in animals, black white line, botanical, childrens illustration, drawing, flora fauna, flowers, illustration, illustrator, natural world, nature, pen and ink, typography, wildlife.
Giraffe drawn on Daler Rowney artists paper with arteza professional coloured pencils. First practice with these pencils and they’re great to use.
My smiley boy. Acrylic on canvas 30x30cm.
A quick group portrait I made to try making a timelapse of the process. The timelapse is posted to my instagram account. This time, I used brown and yellow bister ink on watercolor paper. Normally I paint the monsters themselfves, but now I used negative painting to create them.
A personal mindfulness reminder in old timey cartoon style.
Acrylic on wood
Trying out different approaches with my fountain pen.
Here's a test drawing made in Adobe Fresco & Photoshop on the iPad. What an outstanding app! The brushes feel incredible.
This is a closeup of the Fox and Raven Frame I posted the other day. It is done with fountain pen in my moleskine.
Fountain pen and DeAtramentis ink in my moleskine. The complete frame was posted a few days ago.
Inktober day 4. I am using inktober2020 as a way to try out different approaches in pen and ink. I don't really like this one, but include it as part of the experiment and the story.
The radio blares out that there had been a major explosion in the old Mill Building.
Day 7 of inktober2020 and the prompt is Fancy (referring to his hat). I like this pen and ink approach better than most of my earlier inktober drawings. I prefer the teeny tiny scratchings to marker.
Nick insists on taking his special hat with him.
Hippo in charcoal and graphite
Mixed media drawing in my sketchbook
Fungus, fungus, everywhere.
My new style of Zentangle art.
This is the full spread in my moleskine of Return of the Polar Bear. It is after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, an artist from the 16th century, with my own changes.
My World. Welcome, I hope you enjoy your stay.