Fungus King

It's been a busy summer so far working on some commissioned illustration work and revising my next novel. I have managed to squeeze in a few smaller personal works though, some of which have made to to my shop. Here's the link if you are interested in checking them out. One of my recent favourites... Continue Reading →

Card Drawings

I love drawing on cards and other scraps of paper. Here are 4 new ones that I quite like. They are all available in my shop. Twilight Hunter, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Woodland Enchantress, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Listener, 2022, ink on cardstock, 5" x 7" Daydreamer, 2022, ink... Continue Reading →

The Assembly

The Assembly is a collaborative piece I did with American artist Joe MacGown. Joe prepared the board and started the drawing in ink. Earlier this year, I finished the piece, adding imagery to the top and bottom. I enjoyed working on this so much, I'm determined to do more work in ink on panel in... Continue Reading →

Recent Drawings

Over the last few weeks I've been doing some small stippled works between commissions. I thought I'd post some of them here for you to see. All of these drawing were done on 140lb hot press paper—my go-to paper for years, using .18 Rotring Rapidograph pen. Unless otherwise noted, these works are for sale on... Continue Reading →

Fresh Poison

Fresh Poison, 2021, Staedtler Pigment Liner on Fabriano Bristol Vellum, 12 x 9 inches Here's a drawing I finished toward the end of 2021. The title was taken from a song by Hozier. You might have heard it. The phrase struck me as quite apt in this age of misinformation, menace and, frankly, misery. Anyhow,... Continue Reading →

The Corner Book

The Corner Book, 2021, ink on Fabriano Bristol Vellum, 10" x 7" My next couple of posts will centre on some drawings I created at the end of 2021. I am a little in love with this Bristol Vellum from Fabriano. It's a nice paper for stippled pen work—just the right amount of tooth to... Continue Reading →

Vanishing Act

This is a new drawing called "Vanishing Act." I created it with Staedtler Pigment Liners (0.1 & .005) on 140lb Arches hot press paper over much of December, finishing it New Years Day (today). The turbulent composition reflects the times and the message, I assume, is clear enough. Vanishing Act, 2022, ink on paper, 13... Continue Reading →

Tailor of Echoes – a peek inside

Title page for Tailor of Echoes, Illustration Richard A. Kirk, Design Michael Smith Tailor of Echoes is available for pre-order from PS Publishing! The past week was fairly busy. As previously mentioned, I am working on illustrations for a very special book. I expect that work to continue into 2022. It’s not a project I... Continue Reading →

Tailor of Echoes

I am very excited to announce that my new illustrated novel Tailor of Echoes will be published by PS Publications in December 2021! It is now available for pre-order from the publisher! There are 2 editions: a jacketed hardcover and a signed and numbered limited edition of 100. The ancient City of Steps is transforming.... Continue Reading →

Halloween Sale

Ink has the Colours of the Rainbow, 2021, ink on paper, 6.5 x 8.5 inches The title of this piece was taken from the Notebooks of Joseph Joubert. The piece itself is one of the many I have on sale in my webstore for 25% off until midnight on Halloween (use the code "nox" on... Continue Reading →

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