Illustration Projects

polar bear watercolour

Polar bear

These incredible animals are the largest carnivores to be found on land. They can weigh up to 800 kg. Despite the yellow-white appearance of their fur, their skin is black and their translucent hairs merely reflects the visible light. Their populations are expected to decrease by thirty percent by 2050, with climate change the biggest […]

gift ideas for dog owners, pug watercolour painting

Pug, watercolour illustration

Pugs are lovely little characters.  They require all your attention and will follow you everywhere.  You can find the original paintings in my online shop, along with other pug paintings and drawings, which make a great gift for a dog owner.  I couldn’t resist painting a front and back view.

dog paintings for sale

Sighthound, ink sketch

I love the graceful flowing lines of these dogs.  I drew this in ink to try to capture this.  The original dog sketch is available through my shop for a greyhound lover.  Other dog paintings are for sale on my shop page.

dachshund paintings for sale, wirehaired dachshund

Wirehaired Dachshund

  I have a soft spot for dachshunds.  If you are interested in the original piece, it is available through my shop along with paintings and drawings of other breeds.  These make unusual gifts for dog owners.  

rosemary illustration, food illustration watercolour

Rosemary

animal illustration artist

Humpback whale, watercolour and ink

Hare. Watercolour illustration

Hare, watercolour

Cinnamon and cloves, pen and ink

Sweet Spices

Cardamoms, watercolour illustration

Cardamom pods

pug sketch, animal illustration line drawing

Pug Drawing, ink

Browse the original Pug drawing on my shop.

brown bear watercolour painting

Grizzly Bear (Brown Bear)

Brown bears can be found in Europe, Asia and North Western North America. In America, they are known as “grizzlies,” or “grizzly bear.” They are omnivores, feeding on plants, shoots, berries, fish and small animals (and honey!). They store their food in shallow holes and hibernate in the winter. Hibernation can last from around October […]

Chiddingstone Castle

Painted for an advertising poster for this lovely venue.

fig watercolour painting

Fig watercolour Illustration

Confectionery illustration watercolour and ink

Confectionary illustration

Mackerel watercolour illustration

Mackeral watercolour illustration

Watercolour and ink illustration of a Turbot

Turbot, Food Illustration

Watercolour illustrations of food and drink.

French bulldog watercolour illustration

Excuse my French!

Black Labrador Begging, watercolour illustration

Black Labrador Begging, watercolour illustration

Black Labradors might just be the hardest thing to paint in watercolours!  Of course, black can look purple and blue, so there are lots of subtle and beautiful colour variations to find within their lovely glossy coats.  I produced this painting for a range of dog mugs for Hudson and Middleton china.  The original painting […]

Thoroughbred horse bucking watercolour painting

Thoroughbred horse bucking, watercolour illustration

Well, I own one of these lunatics, who is nearly thirty years old and still capable of this!  I just love Throroughbreds.  They have so much personality and attitude, yet can be very giving and affectionate.  This was painted for a range of mugs for Hudson and Middleton china.  

Pheasant watercolour illustration

Pheasant watercolour illustration

Marmalade cat original watercolour illustration

Marmalade Cat

Chartwell, Kent

Kent is full of lovely places to visit. This was the home of Sir Winston Churchill (for those who don’t know it), acquired by the National Trust in 1946. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell

painting of hever castle kent

Hever Castle, Kent

Another local treasure.  The childhood home of Anne Boleyn near Edenbridge, Kent.  This wonderful castle even has a maze.  This illustration of Hever Castle is painted in watercolour. For more information, visit https://www.hevercastle.co.uk

Ightham Mote painting buildings illustration

Ightham Mote

Watercolour illustration of Ightham Mote. Kent is full of fascinating old houses. Painstakingly restored by the National Trust, it is an intriguing visit and a lovely place for walks. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote

Pug, watercolour dog art

Well here we have a front and back view of this cheeky pug. I couldn’t resist painting him from both sides.

Gloucester Old Spot pig watercolour painting

Gloucester Old Spot Pig, Watercolour Illustration

Pigs make a lovely subject for a painting. I sold the original painting long ago but have prints of this particular pig and others in my shop. The Gloucester Old Spot is a rare breed, a pedigree pig. As its name suggests, it was popular in parts of Gloucester, where it was known as the […]

Sleeping pig watercolour painting

Sleeping Pig

I saw this lazy pig at a local birds of prey centre. I have sold many prints of this image, I think it’s because he looks so care free and contented and we would all like to be like that. https://www.katherinetyrer.co.uk/product/pig-fine-art-print-2/

cattle illustration

Limousin Cow

Oxted and Edenbridge Show has provided me with many opportunities to draw cattle. Here are ten important things to know about the breed from That’sFarming. https://www.thatsfarming.com/news/limousin-cattle I painted this on some beautiful Whatman watercolour paper I managed to get my hands on (it was sadly discontinued). I have long since sold the picture and run […]

Rhode Island chicken watercolour painting

Rhode Island Red Chicken