November 19, 2018

Well we did it.!

Managed two shows now one at Malvern Autumn Show and the second with our new marquee at Forest Showcase in the Forest of Dean, my hunting ground and where my studio is based. Okay I had to do the feeble, pathetic bit at first to get some initial help bu...

October 1, 2018

In my early years of illustrating most dog breeds were well known. Yes, you got the odd immigrant from abroad, and my Dad was one who imported a standard Dachshund bitch from Germany in order to bring the German breed to the fore. Sadly his campaign to breed her 'went...

September 7, 2018

Designing the cartoon illustrations has become the easiest part of all the work I am doing right now. The most difficult and most time consuming is negotiating all the bits that make up the production and marketing of the cards and other gifts we are organising. Hour a...

September 1, 2018

After drawing all the images I am now producing designs for our new range of merchandise which initially features Porcelain mugs, key rings and fridge magnets but we are also in discussions about tote bags, prints and dog accessories. Phew what a lot of hours in locati...

July 30, 2018

Well we had our first baptism of fire at a trade stand in Broadway. Very hot and I was painting the new Reasons to Love Lurcher card. Great response from the doggy people there and loads of lovely dogs including this adorable Lurcher who is now featuring on the card.


July 18, 2018

Okay so I have been an animal and wildlife artist, illustrator and sometime cartoonist for a very long time. Too long to think about really. Cartoons are fun and instant and probably easy, so most people think.  However they are not instant or easy to produce. Looking...

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