European Lynx completed

The European Lynx is finally complete. I’ve spent longer on this drawing than any other so far. As with all my other colour work so far, it was drawn with Stabilo Carbothello pastel pencils on A3 Clairefontaine Pastelmat paper. This … Read more

European Lynx in progress, part 2

I’m still working on this European Lynx. Both of the photos I’ve posted so far have been taken with my phone under artificial light. Detail is being lost and the colours aren’t quite right, though they’re not far off. Once … Read more

Eurasian Lynx in progress

I’m currently working on this drawing of a Eurasian Lynx. I’m using Stabilo Carbothello pastel pencils on pastelmat paper again. There’s still work to do on what I’ve already drawn before I move on to the rest, but I’m looking … Read more

Second human portrait

I’ve been working on my second human portrait. This time it’s Angelina Jolie in graphite. I think it’s largely finished, but I may end up adding a bit more detail or increasing the contrast in places. I’m not a fan … Read more

Dougie & Tia complete (commission)

Work on Tia (left) and Dougie (right) has finished and the end result is now signed, mounted and framed, ready to hand over to the dogs’ owners. They’ve already seen these pictures and I’m relieved to say that they’re very … Read more

In progress – Dougie & Tia (commission)

Progress continues on Dougie and Tia. Dougie is nearly finished and Tia is coming on quite nicely so far. The drawing is being made with pastel pencils on Clairefontaine Pastelmat.

David Attenborough (re-post)

I’m posting this portrait of David Attenborough again only because I’ve finally taken the time to take a decent photograph of the final drawing. The drawing hasn’t changed since the last post, but the contrast and clarity should look a … Read more

In progress – Dougie & Tia (commission)

This is Dougie, currently in progress on my desk. At the time of writing, Since this photo was taken his head has received some extra attention, and I’ve actually just about finished drawing the rest of him too, but this … Read more

David Attenborough portrait

As with most of my previous drawings, it’s always tricky to know when to stop. I think I’ve done all I can with this portrait of David Attenborough. I’d wanted to draw a human for a while, despite me previously … Read more

In progress – David Attenborough

Although so far I’ve only drawn wild animals (with the exception of the recent domestic cat commission!), for some reason I got the urge to have a go at drawing my first human. As far as I was concerned it … Read more

Indy (commission)

It’s been a while since I’ve made any updates to the website. The main reason, as usual at this time of year, is the amount of time I’ve been spending working with the Nightjars. I have, however, started to find … Read more

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