A selection of sketchbook pages made in Cyprus

I’ve just enjoyed a relaxing break in Cyprus with my family.

This is how I saw the view from our apartment in Polis.

Hay, orange groves, palms, mountains, a purple haze and violet clouds.

Bats and Swallows.




Mike, who is from Vietnam, was busy all day.

I sketched him very early in the morning, watering the gardens and

cleaning the pool.

He always wore this quirky hat.




I have always vowed that I would never sit at a table,

painting, with a cat on my lap and a cup of coffee.

And there I was, painting with a cup of coffee and a cat on my lap.

It was nice.

Wild cats and kittens hide in the flower beds.

They hunt and devour lizards, huge bugs, cicada, snakes and ants.









Pebbles collected from (and returned to) Polis beach.








Polis beach.

Turtle nests.

Egg cases.

An eccentric 74 year old lady, Anna Maria from Austria, sleeping in her tent on the beach, backpacking solo.




Lobster people. Aloe Vera.

Banana plants, lemons, melons, pomegranates.

Honey, yoghurt, baclava.

Herb gardens. cacti, olive groves.

Crow by Ted Hughes – Poetry Book Illustration

Crow by Ted Hughes Book IllustrationA black and white book jacket illustration for “Crow – From the Life and Songs of the Crow” by Ted Hughes.

I am very interested to hear that this is coming to the theatre in 2012.

Photography, ink, collage and digital.


Best of British Contemporary Illustration Exhibition September 2010

I’m exhibiting in September 2010 at the Best of British Contemporary Illustration Exhibition, organised by the AOL (Association of Illustrators) I will also have two pieces published in the Images 34 Annual. More about Images 34

The Exhibition

8th September – 14th September 2010
London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle
Opening times: 10 – 5pm weekdays, 10 – 4pm, Saturdays, closed Sundays
Admission free

The Private View night will be held on 7th September (strictly by invitation only)

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