Mysterious Garden

A couple of years ago I drew an imaginary plant in silverpoint, which at the time I thought of as a the first in a series of drawings to be called Mysterious Garden. Well, I finally got back to that project last week and drew 2 more pieces in the series. I'm posting all 3... Continue Reading →

Birdseye

Birdseye, 2022, ink on paper, 17" x 14" Tonight, I am sharing a newly completed personal piece called Birdseye. I worked on it, off and on, over the summer, in between some book illustration projects and revisions to my novel in progress. Earlier this week, I turned in the latter to my literary agent, so... Continue Reading →

We Shall be Near You

Under drawing for We Shall be Near You Today I am sharing the graphite under-drawing for a new piece called We Shall be Near You. I borrowed the title from a poem by Yeats. In the context of this piece, the words refer to the idea of friendship and loyalty, the nearness of others. I’m... Continue Reading →

Summer Deep

There’s an old T.Rex song called Summer Deep. The first verse goes like this… Summer deep is in the hills againHis lady is a lionessWinds of birds blow through the fields againInvaders from the true worlds Summer ends on September 22, so I suppose we are in Summer Deep now. I spent most of this... 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 →

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