Here is the final scan and photos of Padstows pencil drawing. I hope that my portrait will be a lovely comfort to my clients of a very much loved and missed Padstow. I also received the most wonderful email from …

Here is a video of my latest pencil drawing which is an 8 x 7 inches drawing on Italian Fabriano paper. The cat is called Padstow and he is sadly not with us any longer, so this will be a …

Here are some photos of Lucky’s panting framed in the Langham Gold frame. I am due to do some updates on the website over the coming weeks and will be adding this frame to our framing gallery. It looks so …

Here is a short video clip of the commissioned painting of Lucky by Nicholas Beall. It is a 12 x 12 inches oil painting on Italian Linen canvas. I will post photos and another video when its framed, it has …

Here is the final scan of the oil painting of Lucky. It is a 12 x 12 inches painting by Nicholas Beall. I have already taken some film of it so I will post that next. If our readers would …

I’m often up and down from my swivel chair during the day. At every opportunity Lily our Tibetan Terrier jumps on it to make it hers! I am considering training her up as my apprentice…! Just to add…she does have …

We have had tree surgeons in to fell a large ash tree which is right next to our studio. It has been worrying us for a few years as if something happened to it one winter, it might cause damage …

A sunny day here and we are letting the chickens out into the woodland garden now the flowers and plants are dormant for the winter. They have a big run, however they love coming out and enjoy a few biscuits …

Here is a video clip of my latest pencil drawing of the three dogs Dexter, Tui and Purdy. The portrait is 24 x 18 in size and as you can see from the video my pencil is shown for scale. …

Here is a short video clip of Nicholas signing the oil pet portrait of Lucky along with a close up view of the portrait. I will have a finished scan to show here very soon. We hope you enjoy the …

Here is the final scan of the pencil portrait of Dexter, Tui and Purdey. It is a 24 x 18 drawing on Italian Fabriano paper. I will have a video clip to follow so you can see it in more …

It’s amazing when, all of a sudden, you find new ways of using technology. It never ceases to amaze me how things develop so fast and also how important it is to keep up with technology. So much has happenened …

One of our lovely clients, Marcella, asked about our dog Lily so I thought I’d add a couple of photos on our blog for Marcella to see, along with our readers to view. Lily is with us 24 / 7 …

Here is a short video of the portrait of Mike, with my pencils to show scale, I have narrate the video too. It was a 16 x 12 drawing on Italian Fabriano watercolour paper, drawn by me – Melanie! I …

Here is the final scan of my latest pencil drawing. It is of a very special dog called Mike. The portrait will be heading off to Australia this coming week and I have a video clip of the artwork which …

Here is another video of Lucky’s portrait in progress. Nicholas is gradually adding lots of detail into the portrait using a fine paintbrush and in the video you can see how carefully he is adding the fine layers of fur …

Here is a short video of the painting Nicholas is currently working on. It’s a 12 x 12 oil on linen canvas for a returning customer. It’s coming along beautifully and I should have a few photos to blog soon …