Jenny’s Homemade Walnut Ink
Self portrait done with Jenny's homemade walnut ink.

Jenny’s walnut ink   My friend Jenny has made her own ink from walnuts she gathered herself in Italy – how romantic is that? She very kindly brought me some to try, and I did a little bit of drawing the other night.       Jenny’s ink is a mid-brown, but Nick Neddo’s book […]

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Art And Money: Curated From Etsy

Art about money, curated from Etsy When I set out to assemble a selection of work from Etsy about art and money and every way they connect, I had no idea how hard it would be. There are some wonderful pieces but there are some that are… let’s be kind – less than wonderful. Still, […]

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Art And Money
Art & Money: why selling art is not selling out - an introduction to my new work about money.

Art and money. I’m an artist by training, but a writer as well. Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of writing and editing for personal finance blogs. If you’ve asked yourself why an artist should write a personal finance blog, ask yourself why not – why do we have to labour under the prevailing myth […]

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Male Muscle Studies – Charcoal Sketches
I'm continuing my artwork on the male figure with a series of sketches released to my Etsy store!

Male figure artworks – new charcoal sketches available. I’ve released some charcoal sketches in my “muscle study” range direct to my Etsy store. I’m quite pleased with these drawings – they’re simple but convey a sense of elegance combined with power… and the power of transformation.   First releases These featured drawings are mounted to […]

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