It’s on! Come and join me and lots of other talented makers at the Folksy Local Online Christmas Markets today and tomorrow 8am-10pm. Find me in the North England and Northern Ireland market. 10% off everything in my shop with the code FOLKSYLOCAL You can also join the Facebook event at https://fb.me/e/LMyWB55H or follow theContinue reading “NEWS: Folksy Local Markets are open!”
In October, the moors turn orange. The purple heather of the Peak District in summer is beautiful but I think these cooler days and grey skies and autumnal colours are my favourite. Join my mailing list
Inspired by a love of the windswept moors of the Peak District, each of these unique landscape monotype prints represents a moment of quiet contemplation and reconnection with nature, an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. These one of a kind, hand-pulled prints make a perfect gift for those who love toContinue reading “Moorland monotype landscapes”
Some of my sketches from Over Owler Tor – an imposing, fortress-like gritstone rock formation above the Surprise View near Hathersage in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Just a quick jaunt around Longshaw estate, exploring a few paths at the Yarncliff Wood end which are less familiar to me. Had to make a decision between turning left or right at one point, and of course I chose incorrectly. Due to some unplanned clambering and mild peril, I didn’t have the time orContinue reading “WALK: Yarncliff Wood, Longshaw”
Saw a lot of colours in the landscape while I was out sketching at Ladybower! I’ve titled this Ladybower and Derwent Edge but I think that’s Whinstone Lee Tor and Lead Hill that I’ve sketched in the background. Feel free to correct me on that.
Short circular walk from Upper Burbage Bridge, down the valley, following the brook to Burbage Plantation under Higger Tor, stopping to do a couple of sketches, then back along Green Drive.
My new range of Peak District gifts is available to buy online now. Gift ideas for hill walkers, hikers and climbers include mugs, notebooks, bags and T-shirts featuring my Peak District and Derbyshire landscape art. A selection of items available shown above. View the full range on Redbubble If you can’t find the item you’reContinue reading “SHOP: Peak District Gifts”
A new series of dramatic contemporary Peak District landscape art available to buy online now in my Folksy shop. These expressive black and white monochrome Conté crayon drawings are A4 in size (210 x 297mm) and look great displayed in a simple mount and frame. Choose just one or hang a few together for impact!Continue reading “SHOP: Bamford, Derwent, Castleton – dramatic Peak District Landscape art”
Three hour walk from Ashopton Viaduct to White Tor, taking in the spectacular autumnal views of Ladybower and the upper Derwent Valley, marvelling at the rays of sun breaking through the clouds behind Win Hill, and exploring some of the rugged gritstone tors. Encountered more grouse than I have ever seen before, a huge flockContinue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Ashopton to White Tor”