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Below you will find a selection of my older paintings and drawings.  Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in commissioning a new painting, drawing or piece of digital art.

Castle Wray, Cumbria in ink

Ink drawing of Castle Wray in Cumbria, that I did while on location there as a wild card entry for the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2016 competition.

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Private commission of the main hospital in south west Scotland, drawn for a doctor who was leaving the area.

Menston Church

Private commission of a church just outside Leeds

Ketchikan Harbour, Alaska, USA

Private commission of a fascinating little harbour in Alaska

PSS Waverley, Brodick and Goatfell

A new commission in watercolour of the PSS Waverley, with Brodick Castle and Goatfell on the isle of Arran in the background. A private commission for a client's father. It was well received by the recipient and the wider family.

Springkell House

A private commission of a beautiful house and grounds near Dumfries, south west Scotland.

Shetland Drongs

Striking rock formations on the west coast of the Shetland Islands,  northern Scotland.  Private commission.

Still Life Plants

Study of a number of different plants in still life.

Sweetheart Abbey

Romantic abbey at New Abbey, near Dumfries, Southern Scotland.

Notre Dame

World-famous cathedral in Paris, France

Paddle Steamer Waverley

Famous old Clyde paddle steamer.

Piece Hall

View from inside the Piece Hall market, Halifax West Yorkshire.  Private commission.

Rudding Park Chapel

A private commission for a couple who were married at this beautiful gothic chapel near Harrogate.  I received some fantastic feedback from them:

"We had the pleasure of having a fine line drawing commissioned by Alan, and were very pleased with the results. Alan gave fantastic service from beginning to end. He made the whole experience a joy, and was patient throughout. The end result is incredible and has pride of place in our home. Thank you."

Schloss Neuschwanstein

Fairytale castle in southern Germany.

French Cottage

Family holiday home near Bordeaux, southern France . Private commission.


Looking up at the famous Swiss mountain.

Moffat and Biggar

A combination of St. Andrew's Parish Church in Moffat and Cornhill House  Hotel near Biggar, southern Scotland.  Private commission.


Ski village in French Alps, 3 hours from Geneva.

Northern Cliffs

View over the cliffs onto the sea at the most northerly point of  Scotland.

Anderson Shelter

An old World War 2 shelter made from bricks and a corrugated roof.  Private commission of an old family heirloom.

Beachy Head Lighthouse

Private commission of one of the most striking lighthouses along the south coast of England, with the White Cliffs of Dover as the stunning backdrop to all those sailing across the Channel.

Bod of Gremista

Distinguished former family residence and museum in Lerwick, Shetland  Islands

Crathie Church

Small church near Braemar, Grampian, Scotland.  Famous as the church the royal family go when they are in residence at Balmoral Castle.

Eilean Donan Castle

Striking castle at Dornie by the Kyle of Lochalsh, northern Scotland.

Adel Church, Leeds

Private commission of a delightful little church in the Adel area of north Leeds, Yorkshire.

Allerton Castle, North Yorkshire

2 private commissions of an enchanting castle that is a very popular wedding venue.