Hello! It’s been a bit hectic the past week or so with Open Studios and other bits and pieces, so I’m still working through some highlights from the remaining stages of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire. This piece was from the Women’s race, on the final stage – showing the crowds waving the peloton by. […]Read more "Crowds by the Cherry Tree – Women’s Tour of Yorkshire"
To everyone who came along over the weekend to visit artists in the Harborough Artists Cluster Open Studios Trail, thank you for your wonderful support. I was delighted to show my work alongside Marion Holden and Derek Brittan in Great Bowden. Two excellent artists and great friends! We had over 100 visitors on the two […]Read more "Harborough Artists – Open Studios – Thank you!"
Hello! This is a summary of Stage 2, as I have more pictures to make from this absorbing second stage but I hope you enjoy it. The second day’s racing was really exciting, the women set the bar high in the morning and the men followed up in the afternoon. The conditions improved a little […]Read more "Tour de Yorkshire: Stage 2 – Barnsley to Bedale – Mens"
Hello! The Women’s race got underway in Barnsley on another cold and wet day. These drawings were made in real time, which I prefer – No hanging about! The race has attracted some of the World’s best riders, including Word Champions and Olympians, reinforcing the reputation of this race. Lizzie Banks from Sheffield made a […]Read more "Tour de Yorkshire – Women’s race: Stage 1 – Doncaster to Selby – Drawing live"
Hello! Well, the forecast came true – the opening stage of this year’s race was mostly very, very wet! Still the colour shone out and people came out to encourage and support the riders. It’s always a remarkable sight. People had been busy with their decorations – bunting a-plenty! In the race itself, British […]Read more "Tour de Yorkshire: Stage 1 – Doncaster to Selby"
Hello! It’s been a busy Spring time and a bit of a strange one – In the UK we had a heatwave in February, the warmest Easter on record and now we look forward to frosts and possibly snow at the start of May. It is the UK though, so we know to expect the […]Read more "Getting ready…"
Hello! The image is taken from the recent match between Wales and Ireland. I love the monumental quality of the figures. It was good to capture the group as they wrestled the ball to the ground and passed it along to breakaway to the next phase. I made the picture in acrylic paint on paper, […]Read more "Breakaway!"