Tag: Painting

  • Self Portrait in the Red

    Self Portrait in the Red

    I try to paint a self-portrait every year, and as 2022 was quickly slipping away, I thought I’d better get a move on. Painted in 3 hours on my old iPad Pro (gen 2) using Procreate (acrylic brush).

  • STaTiONS collection

    STaTiONS collection

    A collection of 1/1 digital collages, hand-painted in Procreate on iPad, using AI assets generated by ArtBreeder’s Collage beta Even though my artwork is very formal in appearance, the creation process is largely based around embracing chance, accident and chaos. This element usually comes from doodling or photography (specifically stills from videos), but for this […]

  • iPad painting workshop in Chelmsford

    Today I’ve been delivering a series of digital art workshops at New Hall School in Chelmsford. Focussing on both digital painting and 2D digital composition, we took a deep dive into what was possible using the award-winning Procreate app on Apple’s iPad. Previously a palace to Henry VIII, New Hall School was an incredible location […]

  • NFT for mental health

    Scrolling through Twitter last night, it was moving to read so many personal accounts relating to mental health, the conversation triggered by Roman Kemp’s BBC iPlayer documentary looking at the rise in male suicide. In the past, I’ve used my artwork to work through difficult moments in my life. I was fortunate enough to get […]

  • Digital Painting workshop

    Digital Painting workshop

    I was fortunate enough to spend the day with 5 groups of pupils at a school in Hampshire to deliver iPad painting workshops. Focusing on still life and portraiture, I used iPads and Autodesk Sketchbook to demonstrate some of the advantages digital painting has over traditional mediums.

  • Portrait of DB (2020)

  • Digital Painting Art Class

    Digital Painting Art Class

    Pallant House Gallery, Chichester 27th April – 11th May I’ll be running a couple of digital painting art classes at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester this spring. For more information and to book your place, visit their website: https://pallant.org.uk/whats-on/saturday-art-classdigital-painting/

  • Portrait of the artist’s father (2019)

    This portrait was created over a period of 5 weeks using charcoals and pastel pencils.

  • Artist at work…

    Some portraits seem like an uphill struggle. I’ve been working on this one for a few days; using Nitram Charcoal, charcoal pencils and pastels. It’s a slow process but I’m getting there… Wish me luck

  • Charcoal portrait: work in progress

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  • Festival of Marketing

    Tobacco Dock, London I was invited by Microsoft to demonstrate the Surface line-up at the Festival of Marketing at London’s Tobacco Dock. Working on the new Surface Pro and the magnificently grand Surface Studio, I created portraits of the guests to give away.

  • Guest artist – Microsoft Surface 2 New York launch

    New York, USA The international launch for Microsoft’s Surface 2 lineup included different specialist demonstrators, from digital artists to business professionals to busy housewives. I was invited to chat with the international press and to demonstrate the creative power of the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.