A deer made for a family friend – emeralds and gold.
Origami deer with crystal antlers floating in space. Painted for our art exchange with Rishi. Acrylic, 2017.
A postcard for a friend in Sweden I made a while ago.
Watercolour, ink. 2015.
A huge (about 1,5m wide) deer in acrylic for friends’ new place.
When someone asks you to draw them a deer in panda colour but you have no desire to make black and white art for now.
Pens and watercolour. 2016.
A consequence of someone approaching me late at night at an awards ceremony. Playing with new set of colour pens.
Watercolour and pens. 2016.
Playing with watercolour and ink, making paint flow, contributing to art walls.
Watercolour, ink. 2016.
I had a canvas and I wanted to make acrylic look like it’s watercolour.
Due to some randomness in the world my deer design adorns a really nice Christmas tree which is just outside 10 Downing street.
Not that I will ever see it but I am still chuffed.
All to celebrate International Year of Light. More info here.
Photography by John O’Brien. Made possible and manufactured with a lot of attention to detail by Peter Phillipson.
While Daily mail thinks that muntjac deer are threat to our wildlife, I was asked kindly to draw one based on an old memory of meeting one.
Originating from South-East China and Taiwan, they were introduced in the UK in the beginning of the 20th century and since then became one of the most populous deer found in England.