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  • Further adventures in watercolour and ink

    Further adventures in watercolour and ink

    In my last post I mentioned that I was experimenting with pen and ink and a bit of watercolour. Well I’m still enjoying it, and recently tried a few larger paintings using this technique.

  • Paddling 2

    Paddling 2

    A follow-up to my recent painting, Paddling.

  • Capoeiristas

    Capoeiristas

    A scene from a holiday in Fuzeta, Portugal, where we came across a group of people practicing Capoeira at the water’s edge.

  • Foraging

    Foraging

    I really enjoyed painting my previous ape study – Snack Time – so I tracked down another great reference photo for this full body pose.

  • Cat Nap

    Cat Nap

    Lions have always fascinated me. They look so peaceful most of the time, just lying around in the sun. You feel like you could just go up to them and stroke them like a cat…

  • Feed the Birds

    Feed the Birds

    My first attempt at this one was not the best, so I scraped it off. I’m learning to be less disappointed by these false starts as I know they are all part of the journey…

  • Sunset at Frognerseteren

    Sunset at Frognerseteren

    I recently spent a few nights in Olso, attending WordCamp Norway. The day after the conference, a big group of us took the train up the mountain to Frognerseteren, to go sledging…

  • Paddling

    Paddling

    Today’s painting is a self-portrait of sorts, given that the person in the painting is actually me…

  • Snack Time

    Snack Time

    Sitting under the watchful gaze of paintings of great apes inspired me to create this small painting of an orangutan enjoying a mid-afternoon snack.

  • The Distant Falcon

    The Distant Falcon

    The “Distant Falcon”, is the same windmill – De Valk – as in my previous Leiden painting.

  • Kingfisher

    Kingfisher

    A friend of mine, Rick, posts beautiful photos of Kingfishers on his Instagram feed. Seeing all those colourful birds inspired me to try and capture that beauty in a painting.

  • Tree Frog

    Tree Frog

    I had a week of painting animals last week. This cute little tree frog was one of them…

  • Giraffe

    Giraffe

    I love giraffes. They’re so gangly and yet graceful at the same time. On a visit to South Africa in 2013, we stayed in a reserve where giraffes and zebras walked freely among the guest lodges…

  • Own an Original

    Own an Original

    Due to popular demand, I’ve made some of my paintings available to buy. Bid now to grab one at a bargain price.