Self portrait in lockdown (2020)
Spotlight – Lockdown Madonna (2020)
During the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, frontline staff were still required to go to work to keep the country running, and risking their own safety. This portrait is of an NHS frontline worker, who was working directly with Covid-19 patients.
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.
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/
Guest Speaker – Training Partnerships
London Institute of Education, London I was invited to talk about the Mobile Digital Art movement and to demonstrate my processes as a digital painter. The Logan Theatre at UCL was packed with almost 900 A-level art students listening to presentations by myself, Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry, photographer Martin Parr and designer Rebecca Wright.
Drawing from Hockney: Tate workshop
Tate Britain, London I worked with Tate Britain to write and deliver a four week course on digital art to work alongside their David Hockney exhibition Beyond his iconic oil paintings and photographic collages, in more recent years, David Hockney has also become known as the world’s foremost iPad painter. Using the iPad drawings from…
V&A Museum – iPad art workshop
Victoria & Albert Museum, London I worked for the V&A digital art curator to write and deliver an iPad portrait painting workshop. The session was aimed at beginners and lead them through building up portraits using the Procreate app, before letting them loose on the Museums world famous works of art.
Apple – Guest speaker
Covent Garden London I ran an iPad portrait painting workshop at the flagship Apple Store in London’s Covent Garden (at the time the world’s largest Apple Store). Speaking about my involvement with the Start Something New campaign and showing how I go about painting my portraits using the Procreate app.