BBC Wildlife MagazineDrawing From Experience: Article on Botanical Illustration vs Photography. January 2019
Botanical illustrations to accompany an article on why botanical illustration is better for identifying plants than photographs.
BBC Countryfile Magazine: Hay MeadowsGuide to Britain's Hay Meadows by Phil Gates. June 2018
Landscape illustration of a cross section through an idealized Hay meadow, for article in BBC Countryfile Magazine. The landscape includes a cross section of a mole burrow, details of the roots of yellow rattle, meadow butterflies, beetles and worms, small mammals, a soaring swallow, and lots of wild meadow flowers. The landscape behind is based on Muker, in Swaledale. The “Guide to Britain’s Hay Meadows” also includes several botanical illustrations of grass species.
National Geographic MagazineIllustrations for the Almanac and Geographica sections of National Geographic Magazine 2004, 2003, 2002
Natural history illustrations of the long tailed duck and the snow goose for National Geographic Magazine. Also, a reconstruction of a fossil trilobite with extraordinary eyes.
BBC Countryfile MagazineIllustrations of wild flowers from my sketchbooks to accompany articles on spring, and how best to enjoy the countryside April 2018 and April 2016
Illustrations of wild flowers from my sketchbooks to accompany articles on spring, and how best to enjoy the countryside. Violet and Primrose sketchbook studies were included to illustrate the article. I also wrote a short piece on the joys of being in the woods, illustrating.
Farmers Weekly: Wheat DiseasesFarmer's Weekly Magazine: Task Force Targets Wheat Diseases article 2017
Botanical illustrations of three common diseases of wheat for Farmers Weekly: Wheat Diseases article. Also, one larger illustration of the Bread wheat plant.
WWT Waterlife: Springing to LifeWaterlife Magazine: Springing to Life. The wonders of hatching time at WWT. April 2013
Waterlife Magazine: Springing to Life. The wonders of hatching time at WWT. Series of illustrations of ducklings from hatching through to being independent waterfowl, spotlighting the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust’s approach to rearing young ducks
Country Living: All in the DetailBotanical artist Lizzie Harper produces meticulous watercolours of flora and fauna in her celebrations of nature. Reproductions of my work to accompany this article
Variety of natural history and botanical illustrations for Country Living: All in the detail article. These include geranium, butterflies, and a Collins Flower Guide plate
Natural World MagazineNatural world magazine Spring 2005: Reedbeds and Sea Turtles
Illustrations for Natural World Magazine. One of a reedbed with associated wildlife and wild flowers. One of the dangers faced by sea turtles in the wild.
Sunday Times Magazine: One Hour GardenerSunday Times Magazine: One Hour Gardener weekly column illustration 2010
Sunday Times Magazine: One Hour Gardener weekly column illustrations. Topics ranged from insect pests to potted plants, planting schemes to organising your tool-shed. 18 months stint, one illustration a week until the gardening editor and magazine layout changed