March 26, 2018

I have had two coloured pencil paintings selected for the annual UKCPS Annual Exhibition in Stratford upon Avon. Paintings will be on show from the 2nd May - 11th May 2018 

Both artworks are of wolves taken from my studies during the time I spent with the wolves at AWS Conservation Centre and from wolves the UK Wolf Trust. 

I have just had my article published in the United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society (UKCPS) Magazine, Talking Point. The article on natural surfaces shows how to render five different tree bark textures using a variety of supports and using...

May 2, 2017

I am very excited and thrilled to find out that my coloured pencil painting of two of the wolves that I used to help look after at the Anglian Wolf Society has won the Best Wildlife Painting in the  UNITED KINGDOM COLOURED PENCIL SOCIETY EXHIBITION 2017 at the MENIER GALLERY LONDON 

The painting is entitled PARTNERS and was worked using Derwent Coloursoft pencils and Caran d Ache Luminance pencils on Bockingford NOT surface 250lb paper. 

 The award was given by German company HAHNEMUHLE who have manufactured art paper since 1584....

July 1, 2015

I have two articles on drawing animals being published in Leisure Painter.


The first is out this month in the July issue which is on sale now, and one in next months issue August. The first shows an easy way to draw animals  on the move next months issue is about building up shapes using straight lines to produce a final image.





June 10, 2015

One of my painting being shown at NATURE IN ART at Wallsworth Hall Sandhurst Gloucester from tomorrow 23rd through to  31st May.


I will be there demonstrating some of my painting and drawing techniques  on Sunday 24th and Wednesday 27th of May. Come along and say hello.




June 3, 2015

I had the amazing experience of feeding a white tiger yesterday. I was a little apprehensive to start with, but once the huge animal had taken food from my hand  I was fine.


To see into his beautiful eyes, and see his fur and whiskers up close was unbelievable a truly amazing tiger and awesome visit. Thank you to Steve who instructed me  throughout  the feed.  


May 1, 2015

I have four paintings in TWASI Annual Exhibition at  Nature In Art , Twigworth Gloucestershire at the end of May. Come along and see work from some of the best Wildlife Artists in the Country.


I will be demonstrating at the Menier Gallery in London on the 16th May at the United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society. I have a CP painting of a Golden Eagle in the show called “Eagle Eye”




March 4, 2015

I have just returned home from spending 5 days at the MIWAS Summer Exhibition at Rookesbury  Manor in Wickham Hampshire. I had four coloured pencil paintings on exhibit, included in these were the coloured pencil painting entitled “Portrait of the Wolf ” which was entered in the World Mammal Category in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2013 and was  awarded a Commended in its category. Also on exhibit was “Soul Mates” a coloured pencil painting of wolves, “Rough and Tumble” a coloured pencil painting of two brown bears and a coloured pencil work entitled...

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