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09/04/17: Well this escalated quickly! I woke up this morning feeling in a great mood, what with the sun shining and the birds singing and I felt inspired to paint. Something from within, not based on anything in particular. AND THIS MONSTROSITY IS WHAT I CREATED!! But I genuinely love it! A complete contrast to the day and my initial optimism this morning. Mind you, I did have wine yesterday, my first drink in nearly 4 months, so perhaps that has something to do with it. Haha!

10mins…it was beautiful the way some of the thick blobs dried to dictate how the piece would finish…
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30mins…Completed!…
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Continuing my theme of painting classic British comedy, this 18×14″ painting will be from the episode of Blackadder Goes Forth where Edmund pretends to be mad to try and avoid going over the top…

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21/03/17: 30mins…
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2hrs15…
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3hrs30…
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24/03/17: 8hrs…
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25/03/17: completed after just under 12hrs…
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Another 18×14″ acrylic painting featuring classic British comedy…this time it’s Patsy (Joanna Lumley, right) and Edina (Jennifer Saunders) from ‘Absolutely Fabulous’

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06/03/17: 45mins…

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1hr30…
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07/03/17: 3hrs…
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4hrs…
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09/03/17: 5hrs30…
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10/03/17: 6hrs45…
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13/03/17: 9hrs30…
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14/03/17: completed after 15hrs…
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Top secret job for Mother’s Day so no uploads here until after 26th March.
12×9″ canvas in black & white acrylics of this great photo…

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01/03/17: 45mins start…
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02/03/17: 1hr30…
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09/03/17: 3hrs…
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13/03/17: 4hrs…
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16/03/17: completed after roughly 9hrs…
EDDIE AND OLIVE - a commission for mother's day and a very expressionate piece indeed, great to do and made me smile many times throughout. Done on 12x9" box canvas in acrylics (MAR '17) SOLD

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This will be the final of six overall 12×9″ canvases to be part of Poto Studios’ light night exhibition in May, this time working from images of the Liverpool Echo building, which is an integral part of the whole reason for the exhibition…

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01/03/17: 45mins…
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02/03/17: 1hrs30…
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1hr40…
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22/03/17: 2hrs15…
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29/03/17: 2hrs30…
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30/03/17: 5hrs30…
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07/04/17: 8hrs…
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14/04/17: completed after 8hrs30…
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I began painting this classic sketch last night (8pm on a Saturday!) because my new set of 18×14″ box canvases arrived and I’ve been dying to start this one, Monty Python’s “Parrot sketch”. For only the second time, I watched a YouTube clip on my iPad and screenshotted the precise moment I wanted to paint…

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25/02/17: 45mins…
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2hrs30…
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27/02/17: 5hrs30…
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28/02/17: 6hrs45…
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01/03/17: 8hrs15…
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02/03/17: 9hrs15…
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04/03/17: 10hrs45…
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08/03/17: completed after 15hrs30…
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This will be the fifth of six overall 12×9″ canvases to be part of Poto Studios’ light night exhibition in May, this time working from images of Anthony Gormleys ‘Another Place’ installation on Crosby beach…

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23/02/17: 1hr…
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25/02/17: 2hrs…
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02/03/17: 2hrs10…
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22/03/17: 2hr45…
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29/03/17: 4hrs…
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05/04/17: 7hrs30…
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14/04/17: completed after 9hrs…
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Another piece to be part of Poto Studios’ light night exhibition in May, this time working from images of the Liverpool Playhouse…

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19/02/17: 30mins…
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22/02/17: 2hrs15…
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24/02/17: 3hrs…
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02/03/17: 3hrs10…
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22/03/17: 3hrs45…
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23/03/17: 6hrs45…
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29/03/17: 7hrs15…
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06/04/17: 10hrs45…
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13/04/17: 11hrs15…
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14/04/17: completed after 12hrs30…
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