Patrick & Danielle’s Wedding (commission)

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I feel truly honoured to have been commissioned a second time by this great couple from the USA to paint for them. The first time was back in Feb 2018 so it’s really flattering that they’ve come back to me to paint such a special occasion (their wedding). 10mins background work… 1hr15… 10/11/21: 2hrs15… 16/11/21:… Read more »

Another Everton piece?

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Yep, my stockists are asking for more Everton cards so I am obliging and painting their Brazilian idol Richarlison *I can only paint someone whose name I can use in a “funny” birthday card greeting 15 mins… 45 mins… 1hr15… 2hrs15… 20/10/21: completed after 3hrs30…

Everton Christmas card

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I was buzzing when I came up with this idea, I think it will be one of my best Christmas cards! 15 mins… 30 mins… 1hr… 1hr45… 12/09/21: 2hrs15… 13/09/21: 3hrs15… 14/09/21: completed after roughly 4hrs45…

First Xmas card design for 2021!

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Yes, I know it’s only July!! Need a new range ready for September though, only 6 weeks away! First one, one of the liver birds, being painted on 12×9″ canvas… 2hrs… 2hrs45… 19/07/21: 4hrs30… 31/07/21: completed after around 5 hours overall…

Braveheart

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Inspired by his passion and leadership during the Euro 2020 tournament, this 18×24″ painting will be a tribute to Andy Robertson 30mins… 10/07/21: 1hr… 14/07/21: 2hrs… 27/07/21: 3hrs…

New direction begins – Chester Zoo Lion

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Having spoken to a friend who is an amazing wildlife photographer, she has given her permission for me to paint some of her images (in return for a small percentage of each sale). I finally feel like I am doing something pure and something that rewards the creativity of both me as the painter and… Read more »

Time for a change

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This week has been a bit of an eye-opener and not really in a good way, to be honest. I’ve been preparing for a big push, getting my greeting card range in numerous post offices/independent retailers in Liverpool and beyond. Before beginning this campaign, I did my due diligence and researched a little deeper into… Read more »

‘Brassic’ card design

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Series 3 of this brilliantly funny series should be out this year so just getting the portrait of main actor Joseph Gilgun done now in plenty of time. On 12×9″ canvas as usual 15 mins… 1hr… 8/5/21: 2hrs15… 10/5/21: completed after roughly 3hrs30 overall…

‘Call The Midwife’ card design

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Following the roaring success of the ‘Line of Duty’ cards, I’m tackling another long-running BBC series. ‘Call The Midwife’ is now up to series 10, with 3 more series already commissioned. This painting is on a 12×9″ canvas and will be used for birthday cards and possibly “new baby’ cards (more appropriate) 45mins… 1hr30… 2hrs15…… Read more »

‘Fabinho’ card design

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Getting into a nice creative flow now. This one is being painted on a 12×9″ stretched canvas, same as all the previous Liverpool FC personnel I painted in the run up to Christmas… 22/03/21: 30mins… 1hr15… 2hrs… 23/03/21: Completed after roughly 4hrs overall…