Through The Magic Door

Distractions aplenty

Hayley Mary Sketches

I haven’t done any of this kind of drawing in quite a while (years even) and I don’t know what possessed me to pick up the pencil once again, but … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Glow In The Dark Skyline Painting

As is pretty evident from the various things featured on Through The Magic Door, I love a bit of randomness. So last week when I popped into The Hub On … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


A few weeks ago when the sun decided to briefly show its face and we enjoyed a few days of glorious weather, I sat in my garden and started to … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sharpie Sketch

A quick sketch of Richey Edwards and Nicky Wire of Manic Street Preachers. The photo has a lot of black areas and I originally wanted to use my soft pastels … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Richey Edwards Sketch

The 1st February is coming up, and as a Manic Street Preachers fan this date is etched in my memory. It is the day band member Richey Edwards disappeared. 18 … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

David Sylvian Pencil Drawing

After my success a few days ago of managing to draw Gillian Anderson (I had tried on many occassions in the past and could not get a good likeness) I found … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Gillian Anderson Pencil Drawing

I normally use soft pastels when I draw but I just couldn’t get the detail on this picture using them, so I used the only other thing I had to … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Picking Up Old Hobbies

I am not a fan of Sundays. They always feel long and boring, and I seem to spend the entire day constantly searching for something to do. Today is such a Sunday. … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Uniform doodling

I am one of those compulsive doodle types. If there is a pen in my hand I will doodle – anywhere and on anything, paper margins, receipts, napkins. You leave it … Continue reading

July 22, 2010 · 10 Comments

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