A painting of the Valley of the Rocks, Lynton, England. Another piece of work experimenting in acrylic paint. I gave up painting when I started working commercially in design and advertising, for me the two occupations didn’t mix, but now I’ve started painting again. Illustration and painting are very different in my mind. Illustration isContinue reading “Valley of the Rocks, Lynton, Devon”
An experimental montage of Lynmouth Harbour executed with multiple layers of cut and torn coloured tissue paper. Prints of this work retain the original colour values, but the blues in the actual piece have faded so much that it has become a different picture.
A watercolour illustration that has been used on greeting cards and postcards. I drew a number of watercolours in this style simply as an experiment, to see if I could. I found this one was fun to do.
A painting of the Lynmouth, England. This is my first piece of work in acrylic or oil paint for fifty years. I gave up painting when I started working commercially in design and advertising – for me the two didn’t mix.
A few years ago I was asked by a greeting card manufacturer to produce ideas for Christmas cards for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The manufacturer ceased trading and I doubt that the RNLI even got to see them. So they disappeared into a file on my computer and I just found them again. IContinue reading “Christmas cards for the RNLI”
Drawn for fun in gouache and subsequently used on a postcard. (gouache is a paste form of watercolour paint sometimes referred to as body colour)
An illustration of Porlock Harbour in Somerset. This was worked in coloured pencils.