“The Iceman Cometh”…

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After backing the Atlanta Falcons to win Superbowl LI back in December (when they were 18/1), they have pretty much cruised all the way to the final with an accomplished win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in the NFC Championship game to cap it off. So it is a no-brainer that I paint… Read more »

“Are You Not Entertained?”…

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Riding the crest of an inspirational wave, I’ve finally gotten round to painting one of my all time favourite films, ‘Gladiator’. It’s a Saturday night and I’m home painting – couldn’t be happier. 14/01/17: 25mins… 1hr15… 16/01/17: 3hrs15… 17/01/17: 4hrs30… 20/01/17: 5hrs15… 22/01/17: completed after 8hrs30…

“Pablo”…

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After getting series 1 of “Narcos” for Christmas off my brother, I am hooked on the series. I’ve even started to learn sing and play the theme tune on guitar! So whilst it’s fairly quiet I thought I’d start a painting of Pablo to get back into doing detailed facial portrait work (something I’ve moved… Read more »

“Ava” commission…

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After a horrible start to 2017 with a really bad case of flu, I can now finally get back to work and the first piece I’ll be doing is this great photo of little Ava… 09/01/17: 45mins… 2hrs45… 12/01/17: 6hrs30… 17/01/17: 10hrs30… 19/01/17: 13hrs30… 24/01/17: 18hrs… 29/01/17: 23hrs…(STILL not right!) 30/01/17: finally completed after a… Read more »

“Iron Mike” commission…

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So I’ll be painting this great photo in b&w acrylics on a 12×9″ box canvas, starting tomorrow… 02/12/16: 30mins… 06/12/16: 1hr30… 08/12/16: 3hrs45… 14/12/16: 6hrs30… 15/12/16: completed after 8hrs30…

“Abbey Road” Commission…

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23/11/16: 1hr15… 24/11/16: 5hrs… 6hrs… 30/11/16: 12hrs… 01/12/16: 15hrs… 02/12/16: 17hrs… 06/12/16: COMPLETED after approximately 24 hours in total…

“Dogue One” – project for Merseyside Dogs Home…

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I find it really, really challenging to put my time, effort and energy into trying to get my small business off the ground whilst I see so many images and sad stories of things close to my heart that I know I could be doing much more to help prevent or at least raise awareness… Read more »