Graphic Alphabet Paintings

After a recent trip to Oxford, the newly renovated Ashmolean Museum had some fantastic publicity surrounding a few ongoing renovations. The clever publicity campaign gave me an idea for a graphic alphabet book. Here are A & B. A is for Autumn Apples B is for Blue Bamboo http://www.ashmolean.org/

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Pigs and Lighthouses Part 2

This is the finished painting of Elliot the Pig and the lighthouses on the beach for one of the children’s book. I will tell you about Elliot’s journey later on, but for now, the technical journey of this painting was as follows: After I made the paper and let it dry for a few days,…

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Pigs and Lighthouses

When I think about all the things that I love to paint, one of my favorites is the lighthouse. This may be due to growing up by the sea in Portsmouth and sailing a lot, but I also think their design juxtaposed against the shore and the sea hold a special fascination. Fortunately, in two…

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Children's Book Journey

The first book in the series I am now working on is called “Leo’s Birthday Party”. This book introduces all the characters, who are based on the 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals. Each book will be about the animal’s journey in search of his or her dream, with the help of old friends and new.  And…

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