Tag Archives: Garden

Stuart the Apple Tree

I had the pleasure of making this illustration for a story by Tracy Wang, creator of the lovely I am the First Bite website, filled with stories for children that are accompanied by delicious looking recipes. You can read the … Continue reading

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Grand new visitor

  Woodpeckers are notoriously vain and who can blame them.  

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Holiday sketchbook (Tinos)

Some more holiday drawings, from the beautiful island Tinos! It was said to be home to the Wind God, which I felt all too keenly as my whole paintbox was lifted up and crashed to the ground, scattering colours, by … Continue reading

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Holiday sketchbook (Athens)

Some sketchbook pages from my dream-like holiday! It was wonderful and I did much drawing. Most of these were done while sitting in my friends’ fantastic garden, with very elegant dogs (the brushpenned ones) flopping onto my feet.            The little … Continue reading

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Weekend in a London garden

Drawn while sitting in my sister’s garden: She’s made it look beautiful and has even made a pond and planted vegetables and everything! Also the neighbour’s cats: That orange thing on the roof isn’t a cat. It’s a fox, which … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been hiding

West Cottage garden in Wensleydale in Spring. I painted this card furtively and in sunny installments, running back inside when the rain became serious. That’s Flinky lying amid the stubborn dandelions. There’s a stone toad by the pear tree, a … Continue reading

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