sackville collars & pendants

sackville collars & pendants on exhibition
2017
drawing on glass
drawn thread work samplers & specimens

These sackville collars are from the Richard & Edward Sackville portraits by William Larkin. They are water jet cut shapes, then drawn onto in ink. I first came across the Larkin paintings when my solo exhibition, In Arkadia, and the paintings were on show […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions, commissions|0 Comments

drawn thread work exhibition is open

My exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens is open in the Fusion Gallery, Customs House, South Shields. Scroll down their page for my bit!

“Paddy Killer draws onto all sorts of materials. In this exhibition they are glass and silk. The new experimental work on glass, some of which is then fired, is a […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions, commissions|0 Comments

Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens 1st post

The work for my exhibition at the Customs House Gallery in South Shields is ongoing. I am booked in to use the water jet cutter on 1st November.
There have been a few setbacks, but I am on track for the opening on 17th November. I have drawn 6 wall hung pieces, 8 collar shapes have […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

62 Group exhibition – Making Space

The Brit and the Great Bear, has been selected for the 62 Group exhibition Making Space at Macclesfield Silk Museum.
Drawing, painting and machine embroidery on silk. Painted wooden frame
129x93cm

The Atlas Coelestis from the observations at Greenwich by the first Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed (1646-1719), was published posthumously in 1729. It depicts the constellations as was […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

christmas card for vets4pets carlisle 2015

This is the christmas card for Vets4Pets Carlisle, commissioned by Lisa Kerr who is the vet. It is the latest I have done for her, the others being last year’s Christmas card, and pet sympathy and get-well-soon cards. Claude, a British Blue cat, and is the winner of a competition Lisa ran on her practice website for the […]

By |December 15th, 2015|Creative, Design, drawings, greetings cards, commissions|0 Comments

canto #3 from dante’s divine comedy

Canto #3 is now finished. The subject is the entrance to hell as observed by Dante and Virgil from Dante’s Divine Comedy. They watch as the neutrals swirl around, and Charon is seen ferrying his passengers across the river Styx.
It is a private commission. The size is w133 x h131. The techniques are drawing, painting and […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Creative, Design, commissions|0 Comments

christmas card for vets4pets carlisle 2014

christmas card for vet4pets carlisle
This is the christmas card for Vets4Pets Carlisle, commissioned by Lisa Kerr who is the vet. It is the latest I have done for her, the others being the pet sympathy and get-well-soon cards. The dog is Lola the Chow Chow and is the winner of a competition Lisa ran on her practice website for […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Design, drawings, greetings cards|0 Comments

christmas cards online

buy unique christmas cards from Paddy’s new online shop
http://paddykillerart.co.uk/shop/greetings-cards/greetings-cards/

pack of twelve christmas cards with envelopes
Size A5 (210mm x 148mm)

Send Paddy’s christmas cards to your friends and family, or just frame them for festive decorations

pack contents:
una pernice e un pero (a partridge in a pear tree)
two streptopelia tartur (two turtle doves)
day 3, 14:00
four turdus merula (four calling […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Design, drawings, greetings cards|0 Comments

paddy’s new online shop

paddy’s new online shop sells cards and work!
You can now buy cards and work from Paddy’s online shop. It is part of the newly refurbished website, which shows many more pieces of work than on the old one

Send unique christmas cards, birthday cards and postcards to your friends and family, or just frame them

http://paddykillerart.co.uk/shop/

There are packs of christmas cards, […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Design, drawings, greetings cards|0 Comments

small furries vet card

get well soon and sympathy vet card for small furries
This is the Get Well Soon and Sympathy vet card for small furry pets, for a vet friend and is a pen and ink drawing. In the illustration is a rat, a hamster and a guinea pig.

This is one of a series of cards used in the vet practice […]

By |October 21st, 2014|Design, drawings, greetings cards|0 Comments