August 7, 2017

I started doing this little Hare sketch this afternoon. I intend to do a bigger more detailed drawing in the future, but I quite like the simplicity of the line on this one. 

I took the dog for a walk on the beautiful South Downs and came home full of the joys...

August 3, 2017

I'm always moved by the strong bond of love that humans can form with animals, both domestic and wild. I really wanted to do a series of artworks that capture that feeling of love, whether tender or joyful. Here are the first two of this series which I'm calling the 'L...

July 29, 2017

I was asked to do a lovely commission recently of one of my favourite dogs - the Springer Spaniel. I grew up with two spaniels and am extremely fond of them. The dog I was asked to draw is called Lily, sadly she's not very well at the moment, but the photo I worked fro...

July 24, 2017

New image, this one another pen and ink with watercolour wash. I'm calling it Upside-Down Field Mouse.

July 7, 2017

I love drawing with pen and ink but also enjoy the variety of working with new techniques. I had recently seen some inspiring works using a combination of soft watercolours and fine pen and ink lines so thought I'd give it a go. So far I've produced two pictures; a Bul...

July 5, 2017

Aren't puppies just irresistible! I've added two puppy drawings to my collection recently. I'm sure there will be many more to follow.

The gorgeous and ever popular Smooth Haired Dachshund deserved a portrait! This one is called "Daxie pup" and is available as an origin...

June 1, 2017

I started The Gifted Hound as I love dogs and I love drawing and the two are an exceptionally lovely mix that I enjoy enormously, but of course not everyone loves dogs!

I decided to have a go at some other animals and here are the results so far..

These are just photogra...

May 27, 2017

Little Blue Budgie in Totnes are also selling my prints, really excited to be represented by Penny and Graham in the West country! Do pop in it's a lovely gift shop and gallery with really great and unusual pieces for sale. I feel very lucky to be one of their new arti...

May 27, 2017

Getting prints ready for Steyning Country Fair this May bank holiday. I'll be in the shop Vintage and Home with Amanda ready to meet dog lovers and gift hunters with a selection of mounted giclée prints for sale. It promises to be a fun day out with plenty to do in the...

May 22, 2017

Today I've been working out the layout for a selection of  framed prints to be sold at Vintage & Home  in Steyning West Sussex,

They are to be displayed on the wall next to the staircase so the easiest way was to lay the im...

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