Blog Articles

Blogland. In which you can find out about the inner workings of my brain and art. A lot of light, some darkness. I might show you some tools or techniques and I will most certainly show you works in progress.

Be Artist Magazine in France have sat me down for an eight-page interview, which I had great fun doing, in spite of my being notoriously lone-wolf-like. ...Continue reading
Sometimes – not often – you open an email and it feels like all your Christmas mornings wrapped up in one and tied with a red velvet bow. That’s what it was like reading this commission request from B. in America ...Continue reading
It’s no secret that I find censorship of the human, and especially female body, an abomination and an absurdity ...Continue reading
'Half Series: Elvis'
Elvis. So much has been written, drawn, painted, filmed. All that was left for me to do was to do the only thing I do well: strip a few layers of mythology off this boy and find something pure and accessible ...Continue reading
It just occurred to me that nobody who follows my work knows anything about me (other than what is on my About Me page, of course). I’ll tell you why that is ...Continue reading
Fresh off the press, this is one of my favourite commissions I’ve ever done. Special thanks to the little one’s Dad for having a very precise vision for her portrait ...Continue reading
When Monica from Brazil wrote to ask for a commission which would serve as a social media branding tool, I could almost hear the angels sing and the creative floodgates opening ...Continue reading
I’ve been thinking of drawing her for years and years, but she’s not an easy one to capture. I needed to make sure I caught her defiant spirit, her self-assuredness, her complete confidence in her power and beauty ...Continue reading
It’s fair to say we have all, at one point, thought about what people will remember us for after we die. My friends will probably remember me for my shit hot eyeliner and complete lack of grip on appropriateness ...Continue reading
Raphael's Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione
It was with much trepidation that I entered the Raphael exhibition at the National Gallery the other day. This is as big as it gets – there are loans from the Louvre, National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Prado Museum, Uffizi Museum and the Vatican Museum ...Continue reading
Hello and welcome to my first ever blog post, which I never thought I'd do. I've more of a terse disposition, as you may have noticed if you've had time to jump to any conclusions about my artwork. But I've been moving out of my comfort zone, gone on adventures ...Continue reading