Eden Project

Eden Project

Researching at the Eden Project. It has been quite sometime since my field trips have taken me to the Eden Project, in Cornwall. The most recent body of work I have been illustrating has taken me to explore medicinal plants. This was inspired by an artwork I was...
Mary Delaney

Mary Delaney

Discovering Mary Delaney (1700-1788) (Details of) Passiflora Lauri Folia For some years I had been admiring the intricate artworks of Mary Delaney. The striking black backgrounds making all her flowers stand out and the details dance from the page. Each artwork whilst...
Marianne North

Marianne North

Art Heros Welcome to the first in a new series of blog posts which will be covering one of my Art Hero’s featured each month. As with anyone creative or even slightly curious there are many sources of inspiration which shape our daily views. For me personally,...
From humble beginnings to a life in Cornwall

From humble beginnings to a life in Cornwall

A flashback to my younger years I have pretty much been drawing since I could hold a pencil. From around the age of two I was given my first painting easel, which over endless summers was propped up in the garden nestled in between the flowers and vegetable patch....
School Competition Winner

School Competition Winner

School Enrichment Week For those of you who may have read one of the previous blogs, I was kindly asked by King Charles Primary school to spend a morning with the year 3 children during enrichment week. What a fantastic week it was with the school children across Key...