The Big Sleuth Auction
| |

  Last week saw the culmination of Birmingham’s ‘The Big Sleuth’, with the auctioning of the sun bear sculptures that had graced the streets of the city this summer. The evening was a huge success with a grand total of … Read More

Mural – City of Stories
| |

  The mural I designed for Norwich BID (Business Improvement District) has been unveiled this weekend. I have yet to see the finished piece but I can now share my original design. The brief for the project was Norwich, City … Read More

Prize for Illustration 2017
| |

  The winners of the Prize for Illustration 2017, organized by the Association of Illustrators and London Transport Museum were announced last week. I am thrilled to say that my illustration ‘Surprise City Sounds’ won the silver award. The theme … Read More

Norwich – City of Stories
| |

  I’m thrilled to announce that one of my designs is currently being reproduced as a mural in my home city. Norwich Business Improvement District (BID) are running a project to brighten up the city by filling unused, empty walls … Read More

Lincoln Knights’ Trail 2017
| |

  Back in November last year I found out that the design I submitted for the Lincoln Knights’ Trail was one of the 35 selected. The trail which launches in May celebrates the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln … Read More

Sounds of the City
| |

  I am delighted that one of my illustrations ‘Surprise City Sounds’ has been shortlisted for the Association of Illustrators (in partnership with the London Transport Museum) Prize for Illustration. This years theme was ‘Sounds of the City’. Find out … Read More

Pigs Gone Wild Auction
| |

Thursday evening saw the finale of the fantastic Pigs Gone Wild art trail, with the auctioning of 40 life sized pig sculptures in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice. Throughout the summer the pigs have graced the streets of Ipswich and … Read More

Making Louis the Great Big Rhino
| |

When thinking of design ideas for the great big rhino project, I wanted to find out a bit more about the animals themselves and their plight. Researching their habitat I was surprised to learn that Sumatran rhinos live in dense … Read More

‘Ipswich Blue’
| |

Inspiration, ideas, process & progress… the making of ‘Ipswich Blue’ The idea for ‘Ipswich Blue’ was sown on the Harwich/Hoek ferry, on one of our trips to Holland back in October. The call for artists to submit designs for Ipswich’s … Read More

Rhinos, pigs & moths
| |

Since painting my first Wild in Art sculpture, a dragon for GoGoDragons! here in Norwich last summer; I have rediscovered the joys of painting and actually putting paint to canvas. All the more fun being three dimensional & animal shaped! … Read More

The Great Big Rhino Project
| |

  This time last year I had a dragon in my garage…..  I am rather excited as there is now a ‘Great Big Rhino’ filling the hole left by GoGoDragon Drewscilla. I am very pleased that one of my designs … Read More

GogoDragons Auction
| |

It was the GogoDragons! auction last night and what a brilliant evening it was. An amazing £369500 was raised in total for Break Charity. One of my favourite dragons GoGoMosaic went for an astounding £25000 with Luda & Duff close … Read More

GoGoDrewscilla
| |

After many many long hours painting in a rather cold garage this winter, I am pleased to say my Gogodragon is finally finished. The design has been inspired by the scenic waterways and unique wildlife of the Norfolk Broads. Within … Read More

Visit Holland
| |

Since posting my vintage inspired travel posters a few weeks ago I have got slightly sidetracked. The Visit Holland poster design sparked a lot of memories of the country which I lived in for 17 years. I decided to pursue … Read More

Simplified design
| |

I am currently working on some new vintage inspired travel posters. I am interested to see how far I can go simplifying each design and yet still keep the country in question recognisable. Here are my first two which I … Read More

GoGoDrewscilla
| |

A little progress report on my GoGoDragon.She now has a name, her sponsors Butcher Andrews Solicitors have named her GoGo DrewsCilla!You can follow her on twitter @GoGoDrewsCillaI don’t want to give too much away at this stage but I can … Read More

GoGoDragons! 2015
| |

I’m very pleased to announce that one of my designs has been commissioned for GoGoDragons! 2015. A Wild in Art sculpture trail coming to the streets of Norwich next summer.”Each of the Dragons is sponsored by a local business, group … Read More

Vintage inspired posters
| |

I have a real love of vintage poster design from the first half of the 20th century and wanted to create a series of illustrations inspired by these. In this post I thought I would give a brief insight as … Read More

#MarvellousMing at the National Museum of Scotland
| |

I finally made the trip up to Edinburgh last week to see the exhibition Ming: The Golden Empire at the National Museum of Scotland. The design team had done such a brilliant job with my illustration and it was great … Read More

Anamaya App
| |

Over the summer months I have been working on a series of a illustrations for a new meditation app brought to you by London-based Anamaya Wellbeing Clinic. I can’t reveal too much until the app is launched in October but … Read More

Open Art Show 2014
| |

  The Open Art Show ‘Inspired by Birds’ at Norwich Castle museum opens today, July 12th. I went along to the opening evening last night and was amazed at all the wonderful work on show. Amongst the 133 pieces on … Read More

Banners in situ
| |

I received these lovely photographs from National Museums Scotland today showing my dragon illustration in situ. It’s great to see the banners up, the design team have done an absolutely brilliant job – they look fantastic. The Exhibition opens on … Read More

Ming dragon illustration
| |

I can now reveal the dragon I illustrated for National Museums Scotland last month. The Dragon will be used across a wide range of media to promote the only UK showing of the exhibition ‘Ming – The Golden Empire’ The … Read More

Coming soon…
| |

A few weeks ago I finished a very detailed and intricate illustration for National Museums Scotland. I don’t want to reveal too much yet but it is for their up and coming exhibition Ming – The Golden Empire. ‘Discover the … Read More

Inspired by birds
| |

I have recently found out that my Bittern illustration has been accepted into the open art exhibition at Norwich Castle museum; ‘Inspired by Birds’, running this summer from 12th July to 31st August. The exhibition will run along side ‘The … Read More

Mooie potjes
| |

What a surprise it was to find this little letter in this months Jumbo magazine. Really nice that someone has taken the trouble to write in saying how much they like my jam label illustrations.