“Khaleesi Rider”…

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Woke up, inspired to paint a horse, found this pic from “Game Of Thrones” and set to work at 7am…completed it in one day!! Done on small 12×9″ box canvas, probably took about 7hrs30 overall at a rough estimate.          

“The Lovecat”…

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Always loved The Cure so the next piece is of frontman Robert Smith, on 12×9″ box canvas, from this quite basic photo… 24/05/16…10mins… 26/05/16…45mins…

Charity Painting Auction (inspired by Sound City 2016)

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22/05/16: This time last year, thanks to a great initial suggestion by a friend of mine (Tony Donaghey), I was fortunate enough to get one of my Bob Dylan prints signed/customised by Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips) at Liverpool Sound City ’15, which was then auctioned on Ebay with 100% of the proceeds going to Claire… Read more »

“We Are The Mods”…

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After a few celebratory glasses of wine after completing my Jurgen Klopp painting this sunny Saturday afternoon (which I also painted a fair bit of whilst under the influence) I began this one from Quadrophenia… 14/05/16…1hr start… 26/05/16…2hrs… 03/06/16…4hrs30… 07/06/16…5hrs15… 08/06/16…6hrs45… 09/06/16…completed after 8hrs15…

Trying a change of style…

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It’s going to be hard to try and not be so much of a “perfectionist” but I successfully managed it with my “Pete N Puss” painting last time, and that’s my goal – to capture a great likeness but to also keep the pieces looking less photographic and more “painty”. On a few occasions at… Read more »

“The Finalist”…

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 14: during the UEFA Europa League quarter final, second leg match between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund at Anfield on April 14, 2016 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

After a sublime performance by Liverpool against Villarreal in the Europa League semi final second leg, reaching their second final of the season, Jurgen Klopp’s celebration at the end, including orchestrating roars from each section of the crowd, was a magical moment. This painting I am going to do, on a small 12×9″ canvas, is… Read more »

“Counting Cards”…

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I had so much white paint left over in my palette after working on “Ellis’ Bunny” that I decided to start ANOTHER piece, this one from my ‘to do’ list that was initially chosen after the recent national autism month. Sad yet brilliant film, Rain Man… 03/05/16…30mins… 05/05/16…1hr15… 11/05/16…2hrs… 15/05/16…3hrs30… 24/05/16…5hrs30… 25/05/16…7hrs30… 30/05/16…completed after 10hrs30…

“That Catch!”…

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Been wanting to paint this moment for a while, I actually watched it live on channel 4 at daft hours in the morning when it happened and it was just stunning! This years draft which I recently watched gave me the inspiration to finally start it, Odell Beckham Jnr and that amazing one handed catch… Read more »