Triple dog portrait and puppy update

I really have forgotten how much hard work puppies are. Honestly she is the most adorable little dog and I adore her, but what a pickle. Despite being not far off the smelliest dog in the world she has managed … Continue reading


I just wrote a whole blog past and deleted it by my mistake. Serves me right for trying to do it when I am too tired. Mind you, you probably didn’t want to listen to my sleep deprived drivel! If … Continue reading

Archie and a triple dog portrait….

I really did forget how much time puppies take up. Not just because they need constant watching but they are proper time wasters too. I have juggled my working hours to fit in with puppy day care and I am … Continue reading

Puppy madness

Wow, what a blur the last few days have been welcoming Miss Maggie Aurora into our family. The pet portraits have been on hold while I have been establishing a new routine. I think it’s as hard as having a … Continue reading


I haven’t had many pen and watercolour portraits this year, but I love doing them. I also like the pen sketch before I add the watercolour. Sometimes it almost feels a shame to add the watercolour to the portrait. In … Continue reading

Half term

I hope you have all been enjoying the sunny warm weather and thunderstorms! We certainly have had some impressive storms in Kent over the last few days. They really upset my dog Luke sadly, so Saturday into Sunday was a … Continue reading

Family matters

Family matters, family has to come first. My husband had to go in for an operation last week, so juggling looking after him, the kids and work has beem fun. However I have manged not to slip to far behind. … Continue reading

Exciting news

I have returned to the faithful pet portraits the last few days. I have a lovely springer Spaniel portrait I am working on at the moment. Sadly he has crossed the rainbow Bridge so the photos aren’t the best to … Continue reading

All finished and framed.

I am delighted to be able to offer people portraits. I enjoyed that commission so much. I know I keep saying it, but it was fantastic fun. It is even better to know my client is very pleased with it, … Continue reading

Nearly done…

Wow I can’t tell you how much I have enjoyed painting people. It has been great to challenge my artistic skills a bit and I have learnt so much.. I don’t think you ever stop learning or growing as an … Continue reading