I'm delighted to announce my commissions are now advertised in the shop at the beautiful National Trust property of Ightham Mote.
Ightham Mote is a great supporter of local talent and I had the pleasure of drawing Frank the shop's beloved labrador. His portrait is hanging in the shop so customers can take details should they wish to place a commission of their much-loved pets. A donation is made to Ightham Mote from each commission placed via the shop.
We hope to expand this opportunity further with other merchandise which will be made available throughout National Trust properties.
DRAWING DAY! My next drawing day will be in June (exact date to be confirmed) where I will sit in the shop and draw whilst meeting and chatting with visitors. I would be more than happy to take photos of your doggies if they are with you and you are interested in a commission. Do come and say hi!
Want to visit Ightham Mote?
Ightham Mote is a beautiful 14th Century moated manor house. Built nearly 700 years ago, Ightham Mote includes the picturesque courtyard, Great Hall, crypt, Tudor painted ceiling, Grade I listed dog kennel and the private apartments of Charles Henry Robinson, who gave Ightham Mote to the National Trust in 1985.
The house is surrounded by peaceful gardens with an orchard, water features, lakes and woodland walks. You can venture onto the Ightham Mote estate on one of the three estate walks, which offer unique views across the Kent countryside and stunning displays of flora and fauna. There is the renowned ancient bluebell woodland in spring at Scathes Wood, wildflowers in the summer, autumn colours and the crisp days of winter to come back and enjoy. Discover the hoppers' huts and the source of the water spring that feeds the moat at Ightham Mote.
Further details about Ightham Mote can be found here.
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