Here is a glimpse of some of my contacts and other web sites I use:

Exhibitions and galleries: to see available current artwork on vellum to see a range of contemporary botanical artwork in various media, including irises in watercolour

Suppliers: for competitively prices artists’ supplies for prismacolor pencils – the full range for a huge range of art and craft materials

Framers/Print Services: for archive quality mounting and framing and helping out on rush jobs – thank you boys! for a wide selection of self assembly frames - this helps to manage the costs of framing your work for scanning and print services; Gary and Bob are super responsive and do a great job often to really tight deadlines, thank you guys!

Web design:
to see the design work of Rosy Naylor, who is just brilliant at representing the work of artists via bespoke web sites.

Places of interest and inspiration: as one of the last remaining galleries which shows botanical artwork and where you can see the work of my dear friend and mentor Helga Crouch and another highly respected artist and friend Rosie Sanders for the inspiring and educational botanic garden in Cambridge for a refreshingly down to earth garden horticulturalist and broadcaster. I worked with Christine in the making of the recent short film 'Painting Nature' presented on BBC1 in May 2014. She was absolutely delightful and really made the whole experience so enjoyable and relaxed.

Courses: for great workshops in the Peak District

Other artists: for exquisite detail and inspiring subjects; his exhibition ‘seeing potential’ was breathtaking. an artist and illustrator working and living in Devon, a master of breathtaking watercolours. is the website of Helga Crouch.

Organisations: for the website of the national organisation for botanical art in Britain