Welcome to the
Light Under A Bushel
films & books.
Some years ago,
in my home town of 'Darkest' Bampton, I was watching the
Seven Champions Molly Dancers, and I found their form of entertainment
and use of characters very inspirational.
I approached the 'molly-pretender' to ask if he and his
side would mind if I sent some
caricatures from photos I'd taken whilst they
were dancing. He said he'd be happy to see them,
and I subsequently sent them off. Very
shortly afterwards I had a phone call from him
sounding quite amazed, and saying how he had just
gotten my offerings.
"You've been hiding your light under
a bushel, haven't you?!" he said. I thought
that pretty much sums up my approach. So I kept
the name. Thank you David Roe (Molly Pretender) for that!
have been interested in graphic art, cartooning,
and illustration since an early age, often
creating my own characters and cartoons, which
have been published in various
newsletters, magazines and newspapers in several
European countries. I went
through a time where I painted murals, and have now
begun writing and film-making.
For a comprehensive look
at what I have done, please see the
recent work see the relevant sections using the
spectrum links top-left. Colourful website? I
use the spectrum to convey the full
range of what the studio offers and
produces - it is nothing to do
with LGBT. Within this site you will see
how this studio is always being
innovative: from it's use of
unconventional media (eg: eye-shadow)
mixing media (pencil & photo, ink &
pastel) to how it creates
and presents it's art, (glass layers,
liquid and lights, and much more!)
Enjoy looking around
our fun and inventive
A selection of colourful stones for
in love and Rock cake: 2 designs from
theIdiom series of 10 painted stones.
Hover your cursor over the pictures
this website for
more interesting facts.
have we been doing lately?
been having fun producing a series of
hand-painted stones which have been
hidden at various play-grounds and sites
around the Parish of Haydon Wick, and
some further afield. There were 10 in
the Idiom Series which I particularly
like; 7 coloured stones and many more
lucky stones, including a 'Rock-a-dile!'.
So far only 3 or 4 have been posted as
being found, but they are out there...
somewhere! Keep looking.
2 birds with 1 stone, stone the crows,
blood from a stone.
Not pictured was one
of a pharaoh's mask, with hieroglyphics
on the back.
Once de-coded it read: A
stone for mummy! I like art to be
More illustrations were submitted to the
Haydon Parish Magazine: Haydon Living.
Illustrations for the Cavalier King
Charles Walking Group were done for
their Facebook Group and various
NEW UPDATED LOGO
A series of all-new gnomes were designed
for a complete update for the
advertising for Swindon
gardening firm -
Work continues on this Website, with
hopes of full completion by the end of
the year. (at last!)
After the website is completed, work
will begin again on the Morris Book, and
the Charity Project. Horror posters will
be painted for submission to LSOH. Stories for filming
will also be progressing. It is busy, as
always! To see the full list
this site you will see how this studio
is always being innovative: from it's
use of unconventional media,
it creates and presents it's art."