New Tutorial* – Luna Moth Made With Watercolor Pencils

Hello everyone! I hope you are doing well during these difficult times, here is another virtual hug from me ((((Blog Readers))) I’ve made you a watercolour pencil painting tutorial to help pass the time and learn new skills. In this tutorial we will be creating a grid for drawing our moth, using a variety of…

Tree of Life painting – Acrylic on hot pressed paper

I’ve been thinking about this Tree of Life painting a lot recently, when I painted it I wanted to explore how the needs of a tree are very similar to the needs of a person. I placed those needs around the tree like the earth in which its roots could grow. As I take moment…

New horse sketch..

Helloooo! Happy Saturday! I’ve literally just finished sketching this horses head in charcoal, it’s the first time I used charcoal and it’s so lush. The background was made from layers of gold, yellow and brown paint. I need to make another of these in black paint as that was the original idea, but will keep…

New Painting * Elephant Hawk Moth – Acrylic on Canvas

I love painting moths! It has been a while since I’ve made a nature painting so I decided to paint a Elephant Hawk-Moth! The colours are delicious, like strawberry and lemon sorbet, it’s form is so sublime and aerodynamic that I decided to accentuate the lines to create an almost arrow-like shape. It makes me…

Hortus

I’ve finally finished my live cinema show ‘Hortus’ you can read a little about it below :) Hortus explores the relationship between natural and urban environments, it takes the viewer on a journey of discovery through the presence, form and processes of vegetal nature found throughout cities but often overlooked and ignored. Urban Nature Part…

The Thames Path: Man versus Nature

I’ve always had an interest in the ecosystems and habitats that interface built and natural environments, the places within cities and at their edges where nature finds a foothold largely ignored by people. It was with this in mind that I journeyed by bike along the Thames towards the Thames Barrier, searching for those magical…