Bowie was god 

Waking up to news I wish I’d never hear – after all, if anyone was close to godlike, it was David Bowie, the thin white duke, starman, Ziggy…  Bowie has been a huge part of my music life, first in the 80s, then discovering all […]

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Shona’s family tree

A lovely tree for a smashing family… Shona and her team of super smart cookies! This tree is completely bespoke, from the clothes to words and bikes -exactly as specified by the family. Apparently, it’s a big hit with the kids ‘it’s sick!!’ More family […]

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27 dead club

What do Amy Winehouse, Brian Jones, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Robert Johnson have in common, aside from their incredible talent? They all died at age 27 – feeding the myth that the best die young, and a special curse on […]

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Patti Smith – Horses revisited 

  I went to Field Day festival at the weekend, and no question, Patti Smith won the day for being the most pro and warm performer. Although it’s not my usual musical cup of tunes, by the time she launched into Dancing Barefoot, I was […]

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Pam’s family tree

This is not that new an item, but amazingly, it’s slipped through the blogging net until now! I am very proud of this tree, although I was mostly very daunted by the prospect of over 50 people to draw initially! But the thing is, ultimately, […]

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Spiderman birthday boy 

  It’s my son’s best mate’s birthday – they are both obsessed with dressing up – and so i created this portrait of him in his favourite superhero costume.   Added a little bit of a London skyline to  take it closer to home!  As ever, […]

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Lucy and John – family portrait

  Another commission, this time for this very lovely family – loved the outfit and the doc mcstuffins!  And here are the happy recipients of this surprise 40th birthday present!       If you’re interested in a portrait for yourself or as a present for friends, […]

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