Today I am an amateur artist (and writer), creating for my own pleasure!
Scroll down to see recent and older artworks and publications.
My creative work is, like me, always evolving. I love a light and playful touch, mixed media and 'letting come' what wants to come.

Lost

An audio visual improvisation of ‘Lost’, a poem by Jessica Begg (1968-2011) published in A Bird in the Hand (2018). ‘Lost’ is an exploration of life and the experience of walking in this world, written by a teenage Jessica. Helen Tyrrell: narration and illustration Stuart Boardman: soprano saxophone and video compilation

 

The Nine

A musical/visual exploration of a short extract from Ngūgī wa Thiongo's epic poem The Perfect Nine*, his re-imagining of the origin story of the Gīkūyū people of Kenya. Narration and illustration by Helen Tyrrell. Percussion and keyboards by Dave Swanson Soprano saxophone, bass clarinet and video assembly by Stuart Boardman More on the book at https://thenewpress.com/books/perfect...​ and https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/11138...​ *Copyright Ngūgī wa Thiong’o 2020

 

Gallery

Abstract 2020 crayon on paper 25cm x 25cm
Abstract 2020 crayon on paper 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's print

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Purple Snake, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm
Purple Snake, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's print

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Bluebird, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm
Bluebird, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's print

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What next, gouache on paper, 25cm x 25cm
What next, gouache on paper, 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's print

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Take Care Of Her, pen and ink on paper
Take Care Of Her, pen and ink on paper

Available as artist's print

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Yellow sun.jpg
Yellow sun.jpg
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Tumbling Tower, charcoal on paper, 42cm x 59cm
Tumbling Tower, charcoal on paper, 42cm x 59cm

Available as artists print

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Abstract, crayon on paper
Abstract, crayon on paper

Available as original or artist's print

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This One's For You, crayon on paper, A4
This One's For You, crayon on paper, A4

Artist's print available

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Lovers in Blue, oil on canvas 30cm x 40cm2.jpg
Lovers in Blue, oil on canvas 30cm x 40cm2.jpg

Available as giclee print

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Snake, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm.jpg
Snake, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm.jpg

Available as original or artist's print

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Chimneys, oil on canvas, 30cm x 22 cm.jpg
Chimneys, oil on canvas, 30cm x 22 cm.jpg

Available giclee print

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Abstract Feb 2020, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm
Abstract Feb 2020, crayon on paper, 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's prinr

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Group Chat, gouache on paper, 25cm x 25cm
Group Chat, gouache on paper, 25cm x 25cm

Available as original or artist's print

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Snake III, mixed media on paper,  25cm x 25cm.jpg
Snake III, mixed media on paper, 25cm x 25cm.jpg

Available as original or artist's print

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Harlequin Grey Sunset, mixed media on pa
Harlequin Grey Sunset, mixed media on pa

Available as giclee print

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Harlequin Grey Mirror, charcoal and gouache on paper, 19cm x 19cm
Harlequin Grey Mirror, charcoal and gouache on paper, 19cm x 19cm

Available as artist's print

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Which Came First? mixed media on paper 25cm x 25cm
Which Came First? mixed media on paper 25cm x 25cm

Original available

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Books

These are publications I have created or collaborated to create in recent years. 

To inquire about or purchase any of these books please contact me.

A Bird in the Hand
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Poems, Doggerel and Ditties
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Around the Southern Aegean in 80 Days
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Some of my older artwork from the days when I was professional can be seen here. 

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