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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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 »