New vintage shopper bike prints

Two lovely new prints from my original water colour drawings of Bristol bikes are now available from the shop page of this site and on Etsy. Beautiful detailed print quality using archival inks. 260gms Epson Fine Art paper. Limited to edition of 100 each.      

‘Keeping an Eye on You’ – New screen printed cards.

  New hand screen printed cards. In recent months I’ve been printing very large images of Bromptons. Finally this week I got round to putting some drawings of ‘Jaffie’ our ginger cat,  through the screen and making tiny (by comparison!) editioned art cards. The two colour design is printed on 135mm x 135mm square, 240gsm card, with a matching envelope. … Read More

A silly experiment with giffs

I had a bit of fun this evening creating an animated giff from a drawing of myself … If you’d like to have a go here’s how: http://creativetechs.com/tipsblog/build-animated-gifs-in-photoshop/   The trickiest part is making the original Photoshop document and getting all the layers right.                      

Win a Diana Powell print

Brompton bicycle glicee print multi-coloured by Diana Powell

You could win an unframed 13″ x 19″ giclee print of ’12 Folded Bromptons’, from an original watercolour painting. Competition ends on the 18th Dec at midnight so I can post it to the winner on the Saturday and it should arrive in time for Christmas.  Enter through the Rafflecopter widget below the picture or through this mobile friendly link … Read More

At a Crossroads – a poem by Angela Van Son

At the crossroads I want to feel you, he said and she asked him do you want to feel my pain, my hurt, my memories? Let me heal you, he said and she wondered do you want to heal my body, my soul, my past? Can I kneel for you, he asked kneel for who you are kneel for who … Read More

Pembrokeshire by bike

  I have just returned from five days camping and foraging near St Davids Head, Pembrokeshire. We walked the same stretch of coastal path from Porth Clais to Porth Lisky bay and back three times in the pursuit of a lobsterfor our pot! No lobster sadly this time but we did catch some weird looking guppies and a few largish … Read More

365 ten minute adventures

I have slipped again and I’m struggling to create that pool of calmness required for drawing. I know it’s available to me if only I can stop that infernal voice that is telling me ” Oh no you don’t have time for that”. Yesterday morning I found the good space again. I had put in my coat pocket* a small … Read More

Plastic Flowers for Spring

Colour and new media, I said I wouldn’t do that… Having told myself I would just concentrate on drawing and not worry about colour for a while I found myself doing the opposite… Starting with direct water colour (no pencil guides) and then the next day worked into it using water colour pencils. The flower on the left is definately … Read More