All work and no play….

Makes for a dull day! So I took time out to go out for lunch with a friend for a change. Just a trip to our local, a nice big lunch and a couple of glasses of wine and I … Continue reading

When you are tired……

………… make silly mistakes! I have been getting new set of prints ready for Made In Kent and when numbering one I realised that I have already sold that number! So frustratiing as it is all framed and the COA … Continue reading

Dog sitting and framing

Today I have framed 3 paintings! 3 down 2 to go. My client collected their portrait of Maggie today and they were over the moon. She gave me a great big hug! So pleased she is delighted with it. I … Continue reading


I have been working on Maggie for a very long time. I found her colouring quite hard to get accurate. She has lots of lovely colours in her coast that I really wanted to capture. I am finally pleased with … Continue reading

Benji finished, double dog portrait started

Good progress made in the studio today. I have manage to get Benji’s portrait pretty much finished, but as usual I shall look at him again in a day or so to make sure there is nothing I want to … Continue reading


I decide to take a break from my graphite portrait today and made a return to the pastels to get dusty! Can’t beat getting dusty. I started this handsome boys portrait today, Benji. He measures 14×11 inches and will be … Continue reading


Last night I tripped over a step and very badly bruised my knee, simply because I wasn’t concentrating – it was a sober incident. The pain has been a little distracting to say the least, but I did manage to … Continue reading

Maggie nearly finished and graphite dog portrait started

Maggie’s portrait is nearly finished but no more sneak peaks now until the final piece has been scanned in! Can’t wait to share her portrait with you. I love a change of media for my pet portraits so I relish … Continue reading

Prints and Maggie

I got a big order of prints in today, some for a customer and some for the Made in Kent shop I have introduced Horace as a new print and I am delighted with how he has turned out.   … Continue reading

Pen and watercolour portraits

I managed to finish up the two pen and watercolour portraits today. Waiting to hear back from my clients to see whether the are happy with them and I have the go ahead to frame the minature schnauzer portrait, which … Continue reading