Friday, 23 March 2018

draft pics for journal for British Council

This pic shows how dark the UK is in the Winter and light in the summer, compared to countries refugees are from.
the journal will be in Arabic so the pictures have to read right to left.




small file sizes of pics am working on for a 'journal' to be handed to refugee children when they arrive in the UK, which helps welcome them and which they can fill in with their own information/journey etc...

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Friday, 2 February 2018

Ledbury Road shop

I completed this shop painting in December. Another for Enstar Capital.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Another All Saints Road shop painting

Had to paint this shop twice as made the mistake of painting just the right hand building first. This now approved and ready for framing...

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Recent Work




Recent work, showing, at top, shop in All Saints Road commissioned by Enstar Capital, then page 1 of Twins - a graphic novel I've entered for the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition, then a local scene for a local family for Christmas, and lastly page 1 of The Nest - a graphic novel I'm entering for Laydeez Do Comics competition...

Thursday, 9 November 2017

New pics for book helping kids with Albinism






new pictures for a book for children with Albinism in Sub-Saharan Africa, produced by Patricia Lund at Coventry University. Albinism is a difficult enough condition for people to live with, but for people in sub-Saharan Africa there are even greater challenges...

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Blackstock Road house painting

Just completed new commission for lovely local Highbury family. A pleasure to work with!

Sunday, 8 October 2017

80th birthday present portrait

Commission for 3 brothers helping their mother celebrate her 80th birthday...

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Two wedding scenes anniversary present


A lovely young groom commissioned the lower picture from me to accompany the one above (a print I sell regularly) as a present for his wife to celebrate their first year of marriage. The pictures show the two venues they had for their wedding - civil and celebratory.

Saturday, 12 August 2017

New Finsbury Park House Painting

A memento for a lovely Highbury/Finsbury park family moving to the country... Know they'll be missed!

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Colouring new graphic novel...

Am now working on colouring my 52 page graphic novel, Twins. Aiming to finish by end of the summer.

Monday, 10 July 2017

Two Highbury July Leavings


These pictures were both commissioned/asked for to thank people for years of service to Highbury and the local community - the first for The Revd Jon Brewster and family who are leaving Christ Church to move down the road to St Paul's Cathedral, and the second to thank Jo Sargent and family for years of wonderful dedication to St John's primary school.

Latest FJH pictures, June 2017



a few of the new set of pictures done for FJH music publisher recently.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The Inking Woman

Very honoured to be selected to be in this exhibition at the Cartoon Museum, near the British Museum - see postcard for details. The exhibition is showing the history of British Women in comics from the 1790s to the present day...

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

New house painting

A recently completed commission for a lovely UK-based Russian family, sending painting back for parents' 60th wedding present.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

First few pages of work-in-progress graphic novel, 'Twins'



Have pencilled 37 pages so far and have been working on the book since last October. Writing a graphic novel is a slow process as you have to write it first (like a novel), then split it in to pages and frames within the page (like a screenplay). Then you actually have to DRAW the thing!