Betwixt

I always think the days between Christmas and New Year are a bit of a no man’s land. I like having the break from work, from drawing and from being creative. It is a time, just before New Year when I like to think back on artwork I’ve done over the
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Tis the season….

..to throw on a jolly Christmas jumper! I haven’t got one so I’ve drawn one instead but I do have a big fluffy/furry lounging jumper in cream (Mama polar bear styleee) so that will have to do! Share this:
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Ear Muffs!

Now I’m not one to go on about the weather but it has got a bit brisk down here in the southwest! I have had to deploy my ear muffs and furry hat (they were suffering from hat/scarf/gloves box fustiness) and needed to be washed and aired! Particularly because I knew our village was
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Crumpets!

From October onwards until at least March I like to pay homage to the great Crumpet. Apparently you can get giant ones these days! I like mine double toasted with jam (thanks for asking.) However I wouldn’t recommend two with extra strawberry jam at teatime before going to play tennis……
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Characters!

Working on some characters in preparation for an upcoming illustration project. I love developing fascial features, expressions and hairstyles, not so keen on hands and feet! Share this:
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Remembering.

So important to remember and say thank you to all those who look, and looked after us. I’d like to mention my late father in law Ian Hirst (Sergeant) who was a wireless operator in the Reconnaissance Corps at the end of the Second World War. I would also like to mention my
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