‘Valiente’ commission…

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This is the second of two Galgo (Spanish greyhound) portraits commissioned by a friend who goes over to Spain regularly to volunteer in a Galgo rescue centre. This was Valiente… 09/03/18: 45mins… 1hr45… 13/03/18: 3hrs… 4hrs30… 15/03/18: completed after roughly 7hrs…

‘Lucas’ commission…

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This is one of two Galgo (Spanish greyhound) portraits commissioned by a friend who goes over to Spain regularly to volunteer in a Galgo rescue centre. This was Lucas, the first to be rescued by the centre… 02/03/18: 30mins… 2hrs… 07/03/18: 6hrs30… 15/03/18: completed after roughly 7hrs…

First commission of 2018 – ‘Patrick and Danielle’…

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A 12×9″ stretched canvas in black and white acrylics, painted from a single (slightly out of focus) photograph…   1/2/18: 30mins…   1hr15…   4/2/18: 3hrs…   7/2/18: 8hrs…   12/2/18: Completed after approximately 13hrs…

Art/Craft event – Capital Building, Liverpool – Tues 21st Nov ’17

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Between 11am and 2.30pm I’ll be back at this wonderful location, selling my art directly to the public for the first time in months. REALLY looking forward to it, especially considering I’ve a lot more relevant artwork now compared to last year – the ‘Scouse Superhero Scandal’ piece should hopefully strike a chord, considering it… Read more »

‘Alicia and Tugger’ commission…

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Following on from an Etsy sale of one of my ‘Love Actually’ cards which went to the USA, the gentleman who purchased the card has now commissioned me to paint a portrait of his girlfriend and her Westie dog. This is to be done from numerous photographs, including a specific background that the gentleman has… Read more »

‘Luke and Ellie’ commission…

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Beginning a new 18×14″ commission today, very much a family portrait…     18/10/17: 30mins…   20/10/17: 1hr15…   24/10/17: 2hrs30…   26/10/17: 5hrs30…   29/10/17: 8hrs30…   31/10/17: 9hrs30…   01/11/17: 10hrs45…   02/11/17: completed after roughly 14hrs…

‘BIG Jew!’

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One of my favourite episodes from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, where Larry and Jeff start eating in a Palestinian Chicken restaurant. After Larry has an altercation with his friend Marty Funkhouser outside the restaurant over his insistence to wear his “Jew cap”, Larry is praised by Shara (the Palestinian woman in the picture). She says “you’re… Read more »

‘London Baby’…

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A 12×9″ piece to be painted from a photograph I saw on the Instagram feed of Rosie from Valery’s Vintage (a previous customer) – I just saw it and thought it would make a great black and white painting…   14/09/17: 20 mins…   18/09/17: 1hr30…   2hrs45…   19/09/17: 5hrs…   20/09/17: completed after… Read more »

‘Young and Beautiful’…

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Having recently played at the Echo arena in Liverpool (which I would have loved to have gone to), Lana Del Rey has once again infected my thoughts and I’ve been listening to a lot of her music. That voice just does something to me! This will be the THIRD painting of Lana I’ve done, only… Read more »

‘Dixie’…

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After a plea from Charlie on the Poto Studios stall following weeks of abuse from disgruntled Everton fans, I’m doing a painting to keep the blue noses happy… 09/09/17: 1hr15…   6hrs30…   10/9/17: 8hrs…   11/9/17: completed after 11hrs…