Category Archives: things I’ve made

Los Angeles

Went to stay with some friends in LA at the weekend and spent an afternoon in their lovely back yard.Summer the dog, an adorable labradoodle, helped me with my watercolour sketch…Long live the sunshine!

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Nathan’s wedding

My friend Nathan asked me to create some illustrations for his wedding invitations, and I came up with several ideas for the three different event cards. Each card had a slightly different level of formality, so I tried to accommodate … Continue reading

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watercolour sketches

I’ve been experimenting with watercolours these last few weeks, every time we’ve been to see the Pacific Ocean along the west coast.These two are beaches some way below Half Moon Bay…

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San Francisco snowdome

I’ve been working on a new etching this week for an exchange project between my print workshop and a gallery in Japan. The theme is ‘my San Francisco’ and I decided to go for the ultimate kitschy object, the snowdome. … Continue reading

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improv theatre

Last weekend we went to see The Iron Stage doing a Game of Thrones improv night in San Francisco, it was amazing! I did lots of sketches while I watched…I said hello to the cast afterwards and showed them my … Continue reading

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print exchange

I took part in a print exchange between my own print studio the Graphic Arts Workshop and the Print Club of Rochester which is now on show in the GAW gallery. There was no specific theme, so I decided to … Continue reading

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not a lemon

I have a piece in a group show opening next week in San Francisco called Not a Lemon. It features the work of 50 Bay Area artists and there’ll be paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures. I had my first real … Continue reading

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wedding certificate

I made my very good friend Katie Baldwin a wedding certificate for her wedding, so that all their guests could be witnesses, and sign it on their big day.I did the calligraphy in pen & ink and the leafy border … Continue reading

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HOBBS High Street Kensington part 2

The new HOBBS store in High Street Kensington, London is open! And lots of my specially commissioned illustrations are framed and decorating the walls…I was asked to create illustrations for the stores, in a variety of styles, that reflected their … Continue reading

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Huntington Library teapot

I designed a lovely garden toile for the Huntington Library and Gardens in Pasadena a while ago, and it’s been used on a gorgeous parasol (see my previous post) but now it’s also available on a teaset.The printing is beautiful … Continue reading

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