There is something weird about Africa. Fathered by pompous colonial fatheads and mothered by tribal mystery and superstition, it is slightly cuckoo, this troubled child of malfunctioning parents. Poverty, corruption and crime stand side-by-side with the more redeeming qualities of open-hearted generosity, breathtaking
There are days when you see someone tottering around the mall and just know that if you had a camera in your eyeballs you would have snapped a pic. People who look like walking cartoon images. Here is one of
When I was in high school, I lusted after and received for my birthday…a book. At the time it cost a small fortune and my parents’ eyes probably watered at the price. But it was a book and in our
Over a year ago I received what I considered a strange but flattering comment on my owl post (no this is not Harriet Potter) from a young woman named, Ali. She wrote: “I absolutely love your drawing of the eagle
Arriving on that first day at art college, we all thought we were the bees knees. We’d sat our entrance exams and been accepted, which pretty much made us believe that we were the cream of the arty fart
If you got a puppy for Christmas and are now regretting the midnight pee runs, imagine if you had suffered a mad moment and purchased a yeti? Massive hairballs under the sofa and lots of broken furniture await you in
I was at the zoo, drawing the elephant family and they weren’t taking it lying down. In fact, once you try to pin down a pose you realise that these supposedly slow giants, move all the time, and not necessarily slowly.
Monkey doodle. He is a bit naf, but he has a sweet face. As opposed to this chap who is really not behaving well….
Whenever I have to wait for something, I end up doodling. But when a sketchbook is not at hand, I doodle on any handy piece of paper. Which usually means that I stuff the paper into whichever bag I
I have long been fascinated by the strange colours that have emerged in my children’s eyes. They have a blue-eyed father and a weirdly changing grey/green/blue-eyed mother (so I’ve been told, I have no idea as I cannot see