June 14, 2020

To begin a large format drawing in graphite you need a few things... one is passion, a passion for drawing and a passion for your subject. This comes easily for me as I love drawing and when I choose  African wildlife as my inspiration. 

Secondly you need dedicatio...

May 21, 2020

On asking some of my students what topic would interest them for a workshop theme, the subject of coloured pencil on black paper arose. Hmm... I had not tried this myself other than the white pencil only on black paper, so I had to plan and start a project to gain some...

January 21, 2017

January has shaped up to be the month of teaching art on the local front. A new experience for me was to teach a group of children aged 5-12 years the delights of drawing animals. The workshop was one of many that make up the Summer School Art Programme, a wonderful in...

July 26, 2016

Although most of my workshops are nature based, I felt the subject of folds and fabric for this most recent one, to be an extremely important lesson that can be applied to many subjects including some found in nature. The main focus was edges and values to achieve the...

June 9, 2016

The latest volume of coloured pencil masterworks called CP Treasures IV has just been released and I am honoured to be one of the artists selected from over 800 international entries. The book is printed in a hard cover or as a digital download, so if you would like to...

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