New Pet Sculpture! I Love My Dog.

Sculpting… FINALLY!

In fact manically sculpting…can’t stop, won’t stop, the can’t get it out quick enough type of sculpting. Exciting!!!

Sneaky peak…

This should only take a couple of days then hoping to mould mid week and be casting by the weekend. Already have the colours planned, can’t wait to see the result.  Feels like it’s been ages since I sculpted, been painting and prepping prints a lot recently. No wips yet till it’s finished.

Graphics Tablet Impulse Buy!

Okay, so back in 2016 I was picking up my well loved Wacom Bamboo tablet to design some new website graphics thinking it would be nice to upgrade to a newer model.
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Illustrated Notebooks & New Giclee Pet Prints

I spent some of yesterday visiting Coopers Crafty Corner in Pelsall to stock my art shelf with a batch of giclee pet prints and notebooks.  

My breast cancer awareness picture ‘Contemplation‘ will also be available from Oct 14th for their Breast Cancer Awareness campaign with donations from the sales going to Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group
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Miniature Artwork Sketches and To Do List

Getting lots done at the moment thanks to a thyroxine boost so spent yesterday evening sketching 10 designs for my Woodland Teddy miniatures.

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Feathers Appear when Angels are Near, Notebooks

Following up from my last Bookworm notebook design with a Guardian Angel notebook. ‘Feathers appear when Angels are near’
Illustrated in ink with copperplate and italic calligraphy on a hardback kraft covered A5 notebook.

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Hand Illustrated Book Worm Notebooks

Tonight’s little job is the first of a batch of hand illustrated/inscribed A5 size notebooks, I’ve had requested for Christmas stocking fillers.

Hand illustrated with a hungry book worm!

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Miniature oils, ‘I See You Teddy’ & ‘Just One Little Spoonful’

A cute little canvas miniature oil painting this afternoon while watching art vids on YouTube from the sofa, well it is Sunday a.k.a. my most productive me-day of the week.
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Magical Fairyland Birthday Card

Made a bespoke birthday card at work today for our fairy mad, tree – hugging friend and fellow artist Ivan.

 

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Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group Charity Piece

I’ve now finished a small graphite and watercolour drawing in support of Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group. This piece has taken 14 hours this weekend.

It will be in Pelsall at Coopers Crafty Corner on 14th October ready for their charity event on the 20th. There will also be some limited edition prints made.

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Gamvar & Comics

Gamvar Varnishing

I’m varnishing a horse commission today as it’s completely dry (always a good thing!) and ready for a 1st coat.

I’m using Gamvar as this gives a nice finish and allows a much shorter application period* than other varnish as it’s breathable.
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