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Rory Mackenzie's article suggests getting out and about and learning something new.

I take my humourous illustrations as seriously as I do my serious illustrations

It's very odd,creating an idea and an image which make people laugh, is actu­ally taken very ser­i­ously. Not a smile comes to my little face, while I'm work­ing on what will make my audi­ence smile. This is one of my vari­ous … Con­tinue read­ing

' Ah, good morning Mrs Mactrusty!  I won't keep you long, I'm just adjusting Mrs Macgrumpy's drawers.'

Get to know your audience.….

When you work with a magazine for a while you get to know what illus­tra­tion con­tent will be accept­able to the editor, art dir­ector and read­ers. In other words you get to know your audi­ence. So Rory Mackenzie's art­icle is … Con­tinue read­ing

See, it doesn't fit!

I had to make a comment in support of Freedom of the Press and of Speech!

Wed­nes­day 7th Janu­ary 2015 was a shock­ing day for Paris and Free­dom of the Press. This is my con­tri­bu­tion in support.

Wishing you Guys and Guyesses a Magical Christmas and Fun and Funny New Year

For all you lovely peeps out there, all those I know and all those peeps I hope to know. Love and Peace to you, your fam­il­ies, your friends and your neighbours.

Miko the Artist

Two new illustrations, I'm pleased with. What do you think?

These 2 illus­tra­tions are of, yours truly, 'Moi!' Miko and my elder son, Toby, the phở­to­grapher. I cre­ated them for our 'About Us' page on the brand new Miko greet­ings card and art print site.         Feel free to … Con­tinue read­ing

Chris Packham and I go back a long way!

Chris Packham and I go back a long way

Sort­ing through some old work, I happened upon this 'real­istic owl illus­tra­tion' I cre­ated  for the Asda Nature Watch magazine. I didn't real­ise that our Spring­watch friend Chris Pack­ham was present­ing nature pro­grammes back in the day. I will, how­ever, always remem­ber the … Con­tinue read­ing

Well, similar but a different color!

I Bring Great News, My Fine Feathered Friends

My young­est daugh­ter Zoe, with a little help from Alex, has given us and the rest of the world to share, one of these: Click on Hugo to enlarge Allow me to intro­duce Hugo, born on the 1st of Novem­ber 2014 … Con­tinue read­ing

Caricatures over the years

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I enjoy cre­at­ing cari­ca­tures, depend­ing upon the dead­line of course, because I enjoy detail! On the other hand an instant cari­ca­ture without even a pen­cil rough first as in Alfred Hitch­cock. Enjoy a trip around my Madame Tus­sauds Gal­lery. Some … Con­tinue read­ing

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Can't Draw? Can Draw!

This post is addressed to Moms and Pops, Grans and Gramps etc etc or any­one who knows of a young eager artist who wants to learn more. Or per­haps a young eager artist with little con­fid­ence in their cre­at­ive achieve­ments. Well looky … Con­tinue read­ing

The wild animals you find on your next safari are more sophisticated than you imagine! Read on…

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It may be of interest to you peeps, to know how I work on an illus­tra­tion. Of course, if you're not inter­ested you can just view the first, fin­ished image, and then close the slideshow. Click on the thumb­nails to enlarge … Con­tinue read­ing

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