Sunday 6 July 2014


I've just set up a new page where all of you lovely people can see new illustration work, plus you can even 'Like' stuff and leave comments, and Share with all your friends!
How exciting.

Wednesday 26 February 2014


Drew Miley Cyrus for Ryan Humphrey/withapancilinhand zine project.
Not sure I like this drawing too much...

Anyway, you can see it on his issuu profile, alongside loads of other great Miley submissions.

Wednesday 22 January 2014

happy new year

Here's an italian greyhound I hand sewed, based on an old drawing, out of scrap fabric.
He's helping me fix the ostrich egg that I broke in the process of rearranging furniture in my studio.

Wednesday 2 October 2013

new printing

Last weekend I attended a really great workshop on collagraph, conducted by Jules Allen.
It was a pretty intense day - never done collagraph printing before so I had a lot to learn! As the name might suggest, the process involves collaging various materials onto a card base, inking up the relief plate and running it through a press to print. I tried two versions - the first plate with just flat paper and card pieces, the second plate with more texture. Here are the results:


Thursday 29 August 2013

Wednesday 7 August 2013


I have an iPhone now which has meant that I'm taking more photos again.
Check out my snaps (and old illustration work) on my Flickr page.

Tuesday 2 July 2013


Bought myself some flowers.
Pencil crayon.

Sunday 30 June 2013


Lino print and ink.

Monday 17 June 2013


This weekend I attended a marvellous beginners course in lino print at Tasburgh Village Hall, in the wilds of Norfolk, run by the marvellous Sally Hirst. It was marvellous.

Learned some new techniques: collaging fine paper into prints as a way of short-cutting colour application, and I learned that Caligo ink is rather good (sub. 'marvellous' Ed.) And available locally from Norwich Art Supplies!

I also created this marvellous 3 part reduction print of Norwich Cathedral, for the marvellous Norfolk Longbook project. Not bad for a days work, eh?

 N.B. Norwich trivia: Sally's daughter is the talented and prolific musician Milly Hirst. Check out her music on Bare Feet Records, its marvellous.

Tuesday 11 June 2013


Italian greyhound on my bank statement.

Saturday 25 May 2013

Friday 24 May 2013