Welcome to my website. I spend most of my life drawing, or painting, or writing, or teaching other people to paint and draw. I have a particular obsession with boats and the sea, so you’ll see my work in books and sailing magazines, as well as on the walls of my studio in Suffolk. Home is an elderly tug boat up a creek and I blog occasionally about life afloat, sailing, drawing and anything else.

Latest News

My biggest lockdown challenge was completing my book on how to draw, which has now arrived – hurrah! – and available to order online. Or call in to my studio for your copy if you’re local (get in touch by email first to make sure I’m here). Thanks to all of who who read my sample chapters and gave me useful feedback.

My studio is open to visitors by appointment – get in touch if you’d like to call in and browse.

New designs brewing!

Claudia's Blog

Making ideas visible

During lockdown I re-read Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Big Magic’, one of my favourite books about creativity. It debunks the myth of the creative person as aloof and special, striving for perfection, ... read more