Lunch Sketch
March 2, 2014

The Right To Rise!

January 25, 2014


I hope you are aware of what is happening in Ukraine currently. A country is rising up against tyranny, inhumane treatment, and a president determined to silence the voice of his people. Matters escalated when president Viktor Yanukovych pulled out of a free trade deal with the EU in favour of closer ties with Russia. […]

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Foreshortening: Mt Warning

January 15, 2014


A few weeks ago, I took my oldest daughter and some friends up Mt Warning. Right to the tip shown in this photo. It is a 5 hour return hike, classified as strenuous because of the almost vertical rock scramble for the last few hundred metres. Two years ago I watched a guy who had […]

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Back to Basics: Proportion

January 9, 2014


I researched some guidelines for proportion and have since been drawing many little stick figures in an A4 Graph Pad. They are all facing forward, with only a little movement of arms and legs. Not focusing on much movement at this stage, as I want to be able to draw repeatedly a well proportioned stick […]

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Lunch Sketch 2014

January 5, 2014


I haven’t sketched in a while as I have been busy with work and the festive season. Whilst sketching is enjoyable and helps me with stress and my mental health … I found towards the end of last year that exercise has a similar effect. I have joined a gym near work (and I exercise […]

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Be Kind (Part 2) – Christmas Gifts

December 6, 2013


I have just printed 10 x photobooks with my 2013 sketches: – 4 will be used as Christmas gifts for my family – 6 will be posted to India, Turkey, UK and USA as gifts for … Poppy: We first met through Bec from Clouds of Colour while doing “Shoot-it Sketch-it” posts and I have […]

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Dream A Little Crazy

November 29, 2013


“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ~ Steve Jobs

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