Neanderthal-Man---The-origin-of-Art-and-Creativity

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Neanderthal-Man---The-origin-of-Art-and-Creativity

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Me head illustrated-bright

All new Website – Trend Illustrated.com

Dear Followers, in case you’ve been wondering why the posts have been a bit thin on the ground recently, its because I have been beavering away building my new website, Trend illustrated.com. No WordPress dot endings on this as it’s

Me head illustrated-bright

All new Website – Trend Illustrated.com

Dear Followers, in case you’ve been wondering why the posts have been a bit thin on the ground recently, its because I have been beavering away building my new website, Trend illustrated.com. No WordPress dot endings on this as it’s

Porto Ceresio

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Porto Ceresio

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Liebster Blog Award

Liebster Blog Award

Yesterday I was nominated for the Liebster blog award. Haven’t heard of the Liebster? Neither had I. It is an award which exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means: dearest,

Liebster Blog Award

Liebster Blog Award

Yesterday I was nominated for the Liebster blog award. Haven’t heard of the Liebster? Neither had I. It is an award which exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means: dearest,

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Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

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Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

Mark Hodgson Fashion Illustration 5

Ladies Fashion Illustration

Found in a box of old stuff of stuff I’d forgotten about.

Mark Hodgson Fashion Illustration 5

Ladies Fashion Illustration

Found in a box of old stuff of stuff I’d forgotten about.

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The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

The Granny Alphabet 1

The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

Telly People

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

Telly People

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

Morcote 3

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

Morcote 3

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

Excelsior

Tayasui Sketches

These are my first attempts at sketching with an i-phone app. This one is called Tayasui Sketches, that’s the app not the sketches. The sketches are called Morcote and Excelsior, after the places where they were sketched…which is original! I

Excelsior

Tayasui Sketches

These are my first attempts at sketching with an i-phone app. This one is called Tayasui Sketches, that’s the app not the sketches. The sketches are called Morcote and Excelsior, after the places where they were sketched…which is original! I

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Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

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Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

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Modern Songs as Retro Vinyl

I love these reworked vinyl singles by Robert Penney who has taken records by The Libertines and Lady Gaga and reworked the sleeves as they might have looked had they been released in the sixties. With most music now bought

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Modern Songs as Retro Vinyl

I love these reworked vinyl singles by Robert Penney who has taken records by The Libertines and Lady Gaga and reworked the sleeves as they might have looked had they been released in the sixties. With most music now bought

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a