Category Archives: Intro

Old things and new things


  For all the wonderful people who have followed my blog and read my posts over the last three years, I would like to thank you and give you all a very big virtual hug. It is because of this blog that I have found the confidence to pursue my writing, poetry and art. But …

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Still writing


It has been a while since I’ve posted anything on either of my blogs. Life catches you in it’s whirlpool sometimes and it can be hard to break free from what needs to be done in order to do what you want to do. I am still writing. I have recently updated my WIP, Esstiiet …

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Return to calm


For the last few weeks I have found my life has become rather frenetic, from having family visiting from overseas where I haven’t really had any time to myself Since the end of July (and this is an ongoing thing) to doing a lot of writing, with my story and now the poetry, and of …

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Life, death and everything in between


    I love autumn. It is my favourite time of year, with the myriad of colours, fresh breeze and crunching of leaves underfoot. It is a time of change. And a lot of things always seem to change at this time of year, not just in nature but in life as well. With people …

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Esstiiet Oriandus – Introduction


  The collision of dimensions triggered The Last Great War, a war between Humans and Supernaturals. In the end, the world was all but destroyed. There was no winner, only losers. Many, many millions of losers, both human and supernatural. For those who remained, they had to learn to live together. From the ashes of …

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Short Story on Wattpad


  I will be uploading my short story, in sections, onto Wattpad and onto my blog, 1000 words in the next few days.ย  Check out my profileย  on Wattpad http://w.tt/1JTu2fe and give me a follow there. You can also follow my blog, 1000 words to get all the story updates.ย  Thanks!

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Practice limbs and head – Dragon


I want to sketch a dragon, one that is earthy and solid. I have an idea in my head, I can picture the scene. I just need to practice a lot before I do it. So I’ve practiced doing a few limbs. I find feet (just like the human ones) very hard to get right. …

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Drawing with graphite pencils


This is the first time I’ve used graphite pencils. It smudges a lot but is quite nice to use. And, as expected, it’s all over my hands, face and everywhere in between. Was fun though ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š    

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Painting – Dragon mountain


I was in the mood to paint yesterday. It was so nice outside in the sun…bliss ๐Ÿ˜† I took a few close up photos while I was painting as I love the detail of brushstrokes and layers of paint. Hope you like it.     Here is the finished painting:   Copyright ยฉ 200615 by …

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Japanese Dragon – Graphics Tablet


I haven’t been able to concentrate today and, as you know, the best remedy for that (for me, at least), is to draw.ย  I love dragons and, for some reason they really have been stuck in my head lately.ย  I think it’s because one of my characters in my novel is a dragon and he …

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