Category Archives: Flora and Fauna

Morcote-Poster-1

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

Morcote-Poster-1

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

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

Autumn approach

Almost Autumn

Experimenting with Copic marker pens as Autumn approaches! Markers are faster than watercolours but on the downside they are even less forgiving. Like a red wine stain on your Axminster, once the colours on the page there’s no taking it

Autumn approach

Almost Autumn

Experimenting with Copic marker pens as Autumn approaches! Markers are faster than watercolours but on the downside they are even less forgiving. Like a red wine stain on your Axminster, once the colours on the page there’s no taking it

After Hockney 5

after David Hockney

Some watercolour sketches, which have been in no way been influenced by those of David Hockney which I posted earlier today. The only reason I can think of that they’re better, is that he had more time than me! Or

After Hockney 5

after David Hockney

Some watercolour sketches, which have been in no way been influenced by those of David Hockney which I posted earlier today. The only reason I can think of that they’re better, is that he had more time than me! Or

Morcote other end 1

Morcote

I managed to squeeze in some sketching and painting over the Christmas holidays. This is the same view in watercolour and pencil of Lake Lugano, from Riva Da L’indipendenza in Morcote.

Morcote other end 1

Morcote

I managed to squeeze in some sketching and painting over the Christmas holidays. This is the same view in watercolour and pencil of Lake Lugano, from Riva Da L’indipendenza in Morcote.

Coot

The cute Coot?

Yesterday I spent a hour or so by Lake Lugano, trying to catch in watercolour, some of the beauty which is there. I love painting and sketching birds, somehow they’re a little like people in that they all have there

Coot

The cute Coot?

Yesterday I spent a hour or so by Lake Lugano, trying to catch in watercolour, some of the beauty which is there. I love painting and sketching birds, somehow they’re a little like people in that they all have there

Unterschottikon, Winterthur

Autumn

What does autumn mean to you? Woodsmoke, coffee, bonfires, apples, walnuts and roasting chestnuts. The smell of decaying leaves and unknown fungi, the rustling sound in the trees that was not there a week ago, dark earth, complex, textured colours,

Unterschottikon, Winterthur

Autumn

What does autumn mean to you? Woodsmoke, coffee, bonfires, apples, walnuts and roasting chestnuts. The smell of decaying leaves and unknown fungi, the rustling sound in the trees that was not there a week ago, dark earth, complex, textured colours,

Pffäfikerse 3

Mini lianer Ldascpnaes

aaaaghh, not enough much and too time to do, so these landscapes done were mini fast and small! A clpoue in late August elary Sepeetbmr while snuinng on the lakse and the Bertschikon ones tnohgit, I’ve trhwon tehm teotgher as

Pffäfikerse 3

Mini lianer Ldascpnaes

aaaaghh, not enough much and too time to do, so these landscapes done were mini fast and small! A clpoue in late August elary Sepeetbmr while snuinng on the lakse and the Bertschikon ones tnohgit, I’ve trhwon tehm teotgher as