Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Pointe Blank exhibition!

My piece for the Pointe Blank exhibition

I was asked to take part in this brilliant exhibition, which was up last week as part of Cardiff Design festival in Milkwood Gallery, Roath (Cardiff!). We were asked to produce a piece of work based on the original Russian folk tale of Swan Lake, rather than the ballet, and this is what I made. Take a look at all the other brilliant pieces on the website http://www.pointeblank.co.uk/ Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it down to Cardiff to see the exhibition in person so I don't have any photos, but there are some photos from the opening night up on the Pointe Blank blog http://pointe-blank.tumblr.com/


Sunday, 2 September 2012

Trip to Rocher des Aigles in France!

I've been meaning to post these photos up for a while now. These are just some of the photos I took when I visited a place called Rocher des Aigles in Rocamadour, France, whilst on holidays there in June. It was amazing!

Wedi bod eisiau rhoi y lluniau yma fyny es dipyn rwan. Dyma jyst rhai o'r lluniau nes i dynnu pan nes i ymweld a lle o'r enw Rocher des Aigles ym Rocamadour, Ffrainc, tra ar wyliau yno yn Mehefin. Odd o'n amazing!

Sunday, 3 June 2012


Aderyn y To / House Sparrow

Llinos Werdd / Greenfinch

Nico / Goldfinch

Titw Tomos Las / Blue Tit
Ok, so a Blue Tit is not a finch it's a tit, but I made it before deciding on making a 'finch print' or drawing a collection of finches! But my next bird drawing collection will be tits (lol @ tits) so I've already made a Blue tit in preparation for it! Anyway, I made these on cartridge paper using pencil and colour in Gouache. I think I prefer gouache to watercolour, it's more pigmented and colourful. I just looove colour :)

Anyway, I hope you're all having a fabulous 4-day-weekend :) xxx

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Friday, 18 May 2012

Work in Progress / Gwaith ar ei hanner

Gylfinbraff / Hawfinch

Ji Binc / Chaffinch

Coch y Berllan / Bullfinch

These are birds I've been drawing recently (more to show you soon) which I want to make into print soon, and other various things! I love drawing birds, I think birds and architecture are my favourite subjects but I just love drawing in general :)

With making a print, I wasn't sure if I should use one bird and repeat, or should I use all the birds (there are another three to add to these, making it 6 birdies [all finches] in total) into one print?

I started this drawing a while ago, and when going through old magazines came across this in the middle! Lucky that I didn't just throw the  magazine out. So I'm looking forward to finishing this and showing you again soon. Hopefully I won't leave my blogging as long as last time. I'm hoping to blog once a week or fortnight now :)

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Monday, 12 March 2012

Commission / Comisiwn

Dyma darn nes i fel comisiwn cyn y Nadolig, a mond rwan dwi'n blogio am y peth! Dwi'n hapus iawn efo sut mae o wedi troi allan a dwi'n gobeithio bod y person sydd efo fo'n hapus hefyd!

This is a piece I made as a commission just before Christmas and I'm only now coming around to blogging about it! I'm very happy with the outcome and I hope the person who has it now is happy too!