Lavender Fairy

Lavender Fairy

Today I have been working on a new fairy and here she is: I used combined using watercolours and digital painting on Photoshop. I think the wings still need a bit of work but I haven’t posted anything in a few days so I thought I would do a quick update of what I have …

Mermaid Painting in Progress II

Mermaid Painting in Progress II

And then there was LAND and SEA…and a mermaid with an exceedingly long tail which the artist did not realise until it was too late as you will see! Wiggly paper, I don’t think I stretched the paper for this one very well. CURSED PAINTING. Sometimes they are just cursed until you discipline them into …

Restocked, Revamped and Ready to Sell!

Restocked, Revamped and Ready to Sell!

So, as some as you may know (if you have read the about section or if you know me personally) I have a stall a Botany Bay in Chorley, it’s in the North West of England if you are from further a field, exciting information I know (but you never do know when stuff like …

Painting in Progress II Complete!

Greetings all, this is an exciting day because I have finished my new painting! Here are the last couple of photos of the painting process. Here is the finished painting, which as all paintings do became more challenging towards the end because that’s when everything becomes a bit more tricky and one mistake could ruin …

New Painting in Progress

New Painting in Progress

Last week I posted a sketch that I did on the bank holiday, well with that sketch I have started a new painting . I’m going to post a series of photos illustrating the progress I have made since starting last week. Ready? Here we go! Line drawing – The dramatic moment when faced with …

Painting – Summer Breeze complete

Painting – Summer Breeze complete

Here is the finished painting of Summer Breeze, a painting where I documented stages of  its progress through my blog. It seems to have a more childish style than some of my other fairy or fantasy work. It’s of a more jolly calibre if you can say that! Its simple style is perfect for prints …

Looking Back..

Looking Back..

After a long wet yet very fun day at the zoo I’m so very tired and I decided I would upload some of my older artwork onto my gallery page. After browsing Selina Fenech’s website http://selinafenech.com/ she has been revisiting ideas she had years ago and is creating new paintings. It’s weird I was about 14 …

Painting in Progress III

Painting in Progress III

Good Morning all! Here is an update of the painting I’ve been doing over the last few days. I’ve been doing some work on it since about 8am this morning (and on my Birthday, that’s commitment for you!) This is the painting nearly finished, I think I need to add some darker tones to the …

A Few Sketchy Ideas..

A Few Sketchy Ideas..

As a bed time treat I thought I’d post a few of my sketches for some new designs/illustrations. I’m not going to lie they’re not the best quality of photos, but as usual I will post the finished scans at a later date (something to look forward to ey?), A squirrel having a tea break …

From Print to Product

From Print to Product

Today, has been a day (well morning) for printing. So I’m just going to use this blog to illustrate the stages of the process from print to product. The first step is to print my desired drawing/design/illustration onto iron on transfer papers just using a normal house hold, inkjet printer. Here (below) is the printout …