Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Nikita and Maillie
Graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord
8 x 10" (commission)

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Commission

This is a commissioned painting of an armoured vehicle towing a damaged tank in Afghanistan. It's an unusual subject for me, but it was a true pleasure to paint from the excellent photos provided by my client.

Recovery
Acrylic on muslin laid on birch panel, 24 x 36" (Commission)

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Jackson's Open Art Prize

I am very pleased to announce that my portrait, Pamela Newel Sellers, has received a Runner-Up commendation in the Jackson's Open Art Prize 2016. There were 3100 entries to this competition. You can read about it here: https://www.jacksonsart.com/blog/2016/05/13/jacksons-open-art-prize-winners-announced




Wednesday, April 27, 2016

NATURAL HISTORY


Pool at Night, egg tempera on Claybord, 16 x 20" SOLD

Portrait of a Male Mottled Duck, acrylic on canvas board, 8 x 10" oval + frame  SOLD

Portrait of a Female Mottled Duck, acrylic on canvas board, 8 x 10" oval + frame  SOLD

Squirrel, egg tempera on Claybord, 12 x 12"  SOLD

Goldfish, egg tempera on Claybord, 11 x 14"  SOLD

Cyclamen, egg tempera on Claybord, 8 x 10" SOLD

Two Robins, egg tempera on Claybord, 8 x 10"  SOLD

Tulips, egg tempera on Claybord, 14 x 11"  SOLD

Gargoyle, graphite and Conservator's Wax on egg tempera, 12 x 12"

Nine-Banded Armadillo, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 5 x 14"

Three-Banded Armadillo, graphite, Conservator's Wax, and Pigment on Claybord, 8 x 12"

Anthony Purrkins, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 4 x 4" NFS

Portrait of Anthony Purrkins, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 4 x 4"

Portrait of Chanterelle, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 4 x 4"

Henry, graphite and Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 8 x 10"

Portrait of Henry, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 4 x 4"  SOLD

Mouse #1, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 2 x 2"  SOLD

Mouse #2, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 2 x 2"  SOLD

Mouse #3, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 2 x 2" SOLD

Mouse #4, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 2 x 2"  SOLD

Mouse #5, graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord, 2 x 2" SOLD

Albino Blackbird, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 8 x 10"  SOLD

Chickadee, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"  SOLD

Indigo Bunting, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 5 x 7"  SOLD

Portrait of a Cardinal, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"  SOLD

Portrait of a Chickadee, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"  SOLD

Portrait of a Drongo, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"  SOLD

Portrait of an English Robin, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3" SOLD

Portrait of an Indigo Bunting, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"  SOLD

Portrait of a Junco, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3" SOLD

Portrait of a Sparrow, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 3 x 3"

Portrait of a Tree Swallow, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 
3 x 3"  SOLD

Portrait of a Goose, graphite, Conservator's Wax, and pigment on Claybord, 11 x 6"  SOLD

Portrait of a Male Mallard, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 4 x 4"  SOLD

Portrait of a Female Mallard, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 4 x 4"  SOLD

Portrait of a Muscovy Duck, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 4 x 4"

Portrait of a Grey Goose, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 7 x 5"
 SOLD

Stairway, graphite, Conservator's Wax and pigment on Claybord, 11 x 14"  SOLD

Kensington, graphite and Conservator's Wax, 10 x 8"

Window, graphite and Conservator's Wax, 10 x 8"

Doorway, graphite and Conservator's Wax, 10 x 8"  SOLD

Night Garden, graphite, Conservator's Wax, and pastel on Pastelbord, 9 x 9"

Landscape, graphite, Conservator's Wax, and pastel on Pastelbord, 9 x 9"



Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Process: Graphite and Conservator's Wax on Claybord


Apologies for the poor video quality -- and for my head in the frame.  This was a one-woman, one-tripod, one-shot project.  However, it should give you some idea of how I go about starting a drawing using my wax and scratch technique with graphite on Claybord.