Monthly Archives: February 2014

Untended rocket just keeps on growing.

I haven’t done anything to deserve the crop of rocket that I have enjoyed for the past 8 months  – it just keeps growing if anything stronger than ever. It tastes amazing and every time I see it all bagged up in a … Continue reading

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Has the painting in Bransdown Books now finished ?

Jen Copping’s book shop in Land of Green Ginger Bransdown Books    Jen just pointing out where the puffin’s beak needs a touch more paint. Finished – well maybe not quite yet – it’s been signed – but more small … Continue reading

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Anatomy drawing friday 21/2/2014 and griffin

Pastel drawing done today – I’m doing the latest studies for ideas for ‘Watching the Sky’ – a new moonkwayk studio artist’s book. I drew the griffin in the Hancock museum today in the ancient Greek gallery – not sure where … Continue reading

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Painting on the wall again today at Land of Green Ginger, Bransdowne Books

I’m almost finished painting the wall with a book logo themed scene in Bransdowne Books, Jennifer Copping’s book shop in the Land of Green Ginger, Tynemouth. The pelican is flying – I have to add a puffin to the top … Continue reading

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Tynemouth station night time shadows and wild vigil

Last night I went to Tynemouth Station with photographer Gail Curry to take shots of the moon – which was beautifully visible –  I’m sure Gail has some amazing shots – my lens wasn’t as good for the far distant reflective … Continue reading

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The Bransdowne Penguins have a sky !

Made progress today with the wall painting in Jennifer Copping’s book shop in the Land of Green Ginger, Tynemouth – Bransdowne Books. It’s going to have penguins, puffins, ladybirds and a pelican all featured – today I blocked the sky … Continue reading

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Valentine chefs & Anatomy drawing

I spent today in the dissection lab drawing and met 3 qualified doctors working at their dissection skills – I was able to draw 2 of the doctors while they worked – Dr Lynsey Rae and Dr Laura Watson – I always … Continue reading

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My interest always returns to the heart

My latest ( unfinished ) drawing from the anatomy lab – like many other people I want to know more about the heart – to try and understand it’s elegant rhythms – this drawing is of a specimen in the lab … Continue reading

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Anatomy lab – drawings done today

I’m continuing to work on my Corvid Man image – I’ve decided to include the whole corvid family because…………I can and they are all so interesting – jackdaws and crows, magpies and rooks – the image is part of the ‘Fainting … Continue reading

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More intaglio printing done at Willynillie Chester le Street opposite the Post Office

2 of 5 prints I made from  a collagraph plate entitled ‘ Sun Storm ‘. Thursday  afternoons 2pm – 4pm, 24th and 31st July 2014 are non toxic intaglio printing in Willynillie – we can now provide a full aluminium plate … Continue reading

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