The Black Cat – Coopers story Can I tell you a story? Firstly my black cat is amazing. Secondly, many of you will know that I love animals, most of my professional life has been painting them (see www.paintourpet.com) Many also know that I have an awesome black cat called Cooper, but many don’t know…

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We were once one – joined together Did you know We were once one – joined together This is how the world would look if we were all joined together. Pretty amazing isn’t it? This is a photo of one of my most recent works called “Joined together.”  It tells the story of how the…

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Well, What an interesting week this has been. Before I tell you The story of the Fairy Tree, I need to tell you what has been happening this week 14/5/2020. I have pulled a muscle in my stomach, (somehow) thankfully I’m still able to work and create the lovely artwork that you / I would…

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Well, hi there. I was sat in the studio in sunny Scotland and thought to myself, why don’t you tell the story of your paintings. Frequently, folks ask me to tell the stories behind my wide and varied paintings, so here goes. The Australian kitty What better way to begin something new than to talk…

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Where can I find great art supplies that doesn’t cost the earth? When I began on my artistic journey some 18 years ago, art supplies seemed to be cheaper. Maybe I just knew where to get good deals. They say a Yorkshire man has deep pockets, short arms and knows how to protect his money.…

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Are you of an age where you can remember a time when pictures were all the rage? A time of video cassettes? Tape cassettes? Am I jogging any fun memories?

I am of that age where a picture could say a thousand words.

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Have you got your tree up yet? Many people I know and teach have their Christmas tree decorated. Being as connected as I am with nature, I refuse to have a “real” tree in my living room. In my heart, trees should be planted in the ground or a pot if you grow bonsai (like…

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