Scottish wildcat (Felis sylvestris) is the UK’s last surviving large predator. Known as the tiger of the highlands, they are fearsome predators and were thought to be man eaters as late as the 1950s. Wildcats have managed to avoid the same fate as wolves in the UK, but there is a huge problem with domestic... Continue Reading →
The European eel is something of a puzzle. Humans have know about it, eaten it and studied it since Aristotle's time, but much confusion still remains surrounding the eel and it's mysterious sex life. For the longest time eels were thought to spontaneously generate from mud, mainly due to the fact that their younger forms... Continue Reading →
Pencil illustration of the Wood frog (Rana sylvatica) Some wood frogs have evolved to survive freezing over winter. Around 70% of their body fluid can freeze and they're perfectly fine. I wish I was a bit more freeze tolerant with the weather we've been having...
Ink pen sketch of a crow slightly ruffled by the winds on the beach at Formby. I was lucky and managed to get some nice close up shots of a little group of crows hopping around on the beach. This image was drawn from one of those photos.
Nature is beautiful, but it can seem cruel and indifferent. It's a fox-eat-rabbit world. 12x12 ink sketch
Happy Halloween! This guy is a jewel spider. They come in all shapes and sizes, this one has a little smile on her back. 12x12 ink sketch
Not entirely sure if this is anatomically correct. It's difficult to find reference pictures looking directly into the mouth of a feeding whale for some reason... a number concept to draw though. 12x12cm ink drawing