In 2009 I did a tour with Intrepid round Cambodia, which was absolutely awesome. This cartoon pretty much sums up the holiday
Mum is insisting on clearing out the attic, so I've come across these jems from my school days. I was part of a young enterprise team called Orbital and we sold T-shirts/mugs/plates etc with my dragon cartoons on them.
My beautiful friend Caroline asked me to paint a photo of Plymouth Harbour (near where she now lives) for her birthday. I finally finished it at the beginning of this year, making it the last painting I did before I started suffering from RSI.
St Pauls and Millennium Bridge were very close to my old office so I used to visit them often, and I love this view from the south side of the river.
After going through a somewhat traumatizing break-up, I picked up my paints for the first time in ages and did a copy of a card I'd bought in Greenwich market. It started badly (I did the island in the middle first), but I really like how the background turned out, and in a fit of … Continue reading Canary Wharf
After living in Hong Kong for a year or so I decided it was time to go back to the U.K. (for a variety of reasons none of which make any sense now). I got a job working for a large technology consulting firm which shall remain nameless but they did send you to Chicago … Continue reading Chicago
While living in Hong Kong I started doing landscape and cityscape sketches, always with a couple of dragons lurking in the distance..
After doing my Msc at Imperial College, I started work in Hong Kong for an engineering consultancy firm. I did a number of drawings during this time (mostly of dragons which I am obsessed with) but the only painting I did was during Artjam in 2009. I took Artjamming more seriously than most (Hugh's Easter … Continue reading Hong Kong Years
Whilst at uni I did hardly any drawing or painting, I was too busy concentrating on my undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Leeds University. After this course I did a year at JiaoTong university in Shanghai studying Mandarin and got somewhat obsessed with doing self portraits...
This is a sample of artwork I did whilst at school.. more than (ahem) 10 years ago now. It was part of my art AS level coursework. I used to draw photos of my friends then simplify them into more abstract pictures.