Miller Moth

The Miller Moth (Acronicta leporina) can be found in British woodland as well as other parts of Europe. This was drawn using a symmetrical drawing guide on the Procreate app for iPad Pro. More of a graphical representation than a true to life drawing. It’s ghostly white appearance is striking against the black background. 

Self portrait

Self portrait using Procreate on the iPad Pro. I love experimenting with different mediums which you’d never be able to layer in real life. This one was a mixture of pastel, graphic pen and oil paint. The mimicked textures and feel are really not bad when using an Apple pencil.

Tom Hardy

Elegant drama focusing on the gangster gang the Peaky Blinders introduced Tom Hardy as a very scary Jewish mafia giant. I really enjoyed drawing his great big bushy beard.  It was a toss-up between Hardy and Cillian Murphy.  Cillian Murphy may still have to be done…

Eicca Toppinen

I first saw Apolcalyptica at Download Festival at Donnington Park.  I had no idea who they were or what to expect and was confused when they came out carrying their cellos.  Once they started playing a powerful cello based version of Metallica’s Enter Sandman and windmilling their long hair above their cellos, all became clear. … Continue reading Eicca Toppinen

Crane Fly: Deceased

When small creatures expire, they often do so in such an elegant manner. The crane fly is a fine example, with its great long spindly legs creating interesting shapes and intriguing shadows. Living a short fast life of clumsy bumbling, when they lay to rest they are almost like ballet dancers. Disclaimer: All deceased insects were discovered… Continue reading Crane Fly: Deceased