Instagram Top Nine of 2019

According to Instagram these are the top nine statistically, though I think IG’s algorithms have gone wrong over the lat

Persian Cat 🐈

Inktober prompt : coat Persian cats have a distinct long-haired coat and are characterised by it’s round face and short

🎸Ed and DaveπŸ–οΈ

Ed Sheeran posted up his new portrait by David Hockney on Instagram ( @teddysphotos ) the other day. By pure coincidence I dre

Happy New Year πŸŽ‰

Happy New Year to readers of my arty posts. Here’s a few sketches from the past few days. I’ve started off my new

That Christmas baby drawing

I thought I’d do an additional post for another view of my Christmas post, in case you didn’t catch it this was th

Top Nine 2018

On Instagram there’s a fad for posting your top 9 images of the year, you simply enter your username on a website and it

SchrΓΆdinger's Cat πŸ™€πŸ”«

“When I hear about SchrΓΆdinger’s cat I reach for my gun.” – Stephen Hawking I wasn’t going to p

🐟 Seaside Town βš“

A small watercolour sketch which I then overlaid with some detail with the fineliners. I wanted to see how it would work and h

Magic Cat 🐱

Why was it magic? It’s first appearance on Instagram was posted up before I’d painted in the wall. I deliberately

A little negative space warm up to get going 😎

This was from the early hours on Sunday, so early I’ve only just remembered to post it.

Watercolour practice πŸ–ŒοΈ

Practicing from the book, Watercolor sketching by Paul Laseau. Whilst I have some bigger brushes and tube colours I’m re


Practicing watercolour methods, the original design was spotted in a card shop, a modern kind of gallery πŸ™‚

Petite danseuse de quatorze ans πŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ

This watercolour sketch was based on a bronze sculpture I spotted in the Tate Modern by one of my favourite artists, Edgar Deg

Scribbling portrait and a salt lake πŸ•ΆοΈ

Baby head proportions πŸ‘Ά

I drew this from the book “Drawing the Head and Hands” by Andrew Loomis about 3-4 years ago. I haven’t refer

Can anyone guess the car?

Blustery Day πŸ’¨

“Supposing a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?” said Piglet. “Supposing it didn’t̶

Poultry statue

Never sure if this boy is strangling or cuddling this goose πŸ€” These statues are on the corners of the old Midland Bank head

Another happy customer 😁

I think 😬 … Yes, he was actually. This is Rick Niece Jr – a great model for striking awesome poses πŸ˜‰

My target weight if the New Year's diet works out πŸ’€

Coffee time β˜•

Coffee shop sketching β˜•

Making use of some free time and a cheapo fountain pen.

Happy birthday JC πŸŽ‚

A couple of Mickeys 🐁🐁

Larger versions of the Mickey from one of my Inktober sketches in the Etsy store. Two different styles, I think I prefer the l

Dan and Phil πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»

Have you heard of Dan and Phil? They’re a couple of YouTubers and these series of drawings was for one of their biggest fans

Painted ink portrait πŸ–Œ

Inked portrait, painted with a Pentel brushpen. Very tricky with that unforgiving tool πŸ˜…

Toff β€˜n’ tash πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨

Black hat 2 🎩

Black hats 🎩🎩

Goat 🐐

Quick pen urban sketch of this goat at Spitalfields, London.

Butterfly πŸ¦‹

Quick urban sketch, the Lord Mayors Show is tomorrow.

It passes by opposite the Bank of England which is close to where I was sitting to draw this. They’re setting up the road bl

Slightly spooky churchyard πŸ‘»

This churchyard is in Chilham, Kent. It wasn’t supposed to be all that scary, hence the β€˜slightly spooky’ tag.

Inktober Day 31 MASK πŸ’€

Happy Halloween everyone πŸŽƒ Some fitting drawings to end the month and my first Inktober. I’ve stuck with it all month, 36

Inktober Day 30 FOUND πŸ€“

Had to try at least one other cartoon before the end of Inktober, don’t worry I’ll be back β€œon it” for the last day to

Inktober Day 28 FALL

The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a m

Inktober Day 27 CLIMB

Here’s to those that climb, whether it’s a tree, a hill, a mountain or to the moon – fulfilling that inherent human

Inktober Day 25 SHIP πŸš€

Well, it is a star β€˜ship’ πŸ’« The sky was done with watered down black ink and rock salt chucked randomly on top. First t

Quickie skyline sketching πŸ–‹

This was drawn from the southern side of the Thames just outside the Tate Modern gallery. A quick pen sketch to keep the creat

Inktober Day 20 DEEP 🌲🌳

OK, admittedly a tenuous link to β€˜deep’… As you sit there leaning against a tree, do you ever think about the enormi