Let’s Think Dog!
If I were a dog, I’d want to lie, sniff, possibly dig, jump, rest and play on the ground in the sunshine and likely in the rain too. My four paws wouldn’t want too much in the way of small gravel and I’d need some purchase from the ground I play on!Read More
How Do You Actually Make Your Dog Paintings? is a question I’m asked from time to time. I’m always happy to chat through my portrait process, but here’s a post that goes a little bit deeper into the techniques I employ.Read More
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This is Buddy, a gorgeous Cocker Spaniel that lives in Wandsworth, London This the story of his bespoke portrait on canvas, and the journey it took to represent him in the best way possible.Read More
It’s fair to say that my world is definitely a dog-centred one. I paint them daily, learn about them for fun, fall to my knees to greet them in the park (this actually happens) and adore my own, Barney as much as I do my children.Read More
When it comes to writing the ‘About Me’ page on your website, do you freeze? I did for AGES, but last night it came together rather beautifully - perhaps it’s all in the timing.Read More
I think it’s pretty safe to say that I am dog nuts - an UBER dog lover, known to fall to my knees in a wet puddle to say hello to any passing dog (yes, this actually happens). ipaintdogs is going brilliantly, so…. what if I took one step further…Read More
Do you suffer from Shiny-Thing Syndrome? It’s interesting that I said suffer, because actually sniffing out all things new, having gazillions of new ideas is all part of the creative process, the hard bit is actively deciding which of these to pursue. Read this…Read More
Be truthful - is your dog bored? Powerful question I know, one that packs a punch - but apart from your daily walk and his/her daily feed(s) how is your dog in between? Sleepy, dozy and happy….or in truth, sleeping out of boredom?Read More
8.30am on Monday, a digger and oodles of cement are going to be delivered to my home. A dream is coming true for me, I’m having a new studio built in my garden - so why am I so sad?Read More
I have always wanted a Magnolia Tree, to watch it blossom yearly as we age… romantic I know, but there it is.Read More