“Dave” commission…

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Dave photo

I’ve been commissioned to paint an extremely personal piece for a former BT colleague and it’s something I’m more than happy to do as I know just how much Dave meant to Liz. I’m going to paint him from this proud photo, although rather than just copy the background I am going to do something… Read more »

“Pawcelain”…eventually!…

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I’ve been staring at this Robert Smith half-finished painting for days now and I’m just not inspired to carry on with it… there is nothing I can do in completing this painting that will offer any evidence of my style improving or changing…it will just be a replica of the original photo and I need… Read more »

Portrait for Rumer…

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Really excited/pleased! After she kindly Retweeted my post on Twitter regarding the charity auction project I’ve been working on, I offered to paint the lovely Rumer (Brit award nominated pop/soul singer and also a keen animal rights campaigner, real name Sarah) a free portrait of her and her dog Alfie, which she has graciously accepted… Read more »

“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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Ad for charity painting auction

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 »