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Seascape oils

Here are a couple of oil paintings I've been working on recently, I've included some of the prep work so you can see the idea taking shape. It was a late night thought that began as a very rough sketch on my iPhone before bed... Then…

print course leicester print workshop

Leicester print workshop run a brilliant little course on a Thursday evening called Introduction to Print - just a little bit of everything over 6 weeks and I thought I'd have a go. So I've just finished it and tried out monoprinting, etching,…

abstract oils - oilseed rape

I've been really inspired by how much the fields have been changing around us recently - the oil seed rape has popped up everywhere and it's giving the landscape so much definition, there are patterns all over the place! I've been sketching…

a bit of chalkboard inspiration

I've been working some designs up into a chalkboard style - even got a commission based on the 'I will be loving you' format! Fred's had a change around in his bedroom and I've been wanting to do some knight prints for a while, I also had…

Portrait of Fred

I've been working on a looser watercolour style and decided to try out a portrait of Fred from an image I took of him a couple of weeks ago. It began as a pencil study and ended up as a big watercolour, I'm pleased with it (apart from the hair),…

Norfolk cliffs

I've been working up some of my sketches into more finished pieces, also loving catching up on the SkyArts Portrait Artist of the Year series and learning loads from watching their techniques - especially loving the drip paintings as you can…

hare in graphite

I've been working on some pencil sketches recently, and we've had so many hares around it was the obvious choice for the first piece... Listed on my etsy shop www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MightyHappy this original A3 drawing is £55.