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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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This is the second of six themed pieces I am be doing for the studio’s Light Night exhibition this coming May. This particular piece will also be on a 12×9″ box canvas.

Original photo I found online to paint, of which I am only going to add two major components:

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16/02/17: 1hr15…
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22/02/17: 3hrs…
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24/02/17: 3hrs45…
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22/03/17: 5hrs…
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29/03/17: 5hrs15…
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30/03/17: 6hrs15…
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12/04/17: 9hrs30…
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14/04/17: completed after 10hrs30…
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This will be part of six themed pieces I will be doing for the studio’s Light Night exhibition this coming May. This particular piece will be on a 12×9″ box canvas.

Original photo I found online to use as a rough guide:
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15/02/17: 45mins…
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1hr30…
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16/02/17: 5hrs…
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24/02/17: 5hrs45…
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02/03/17: 6hrs…
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22/03/17: 7hrs…
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29/03/17: 7hrs15…
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04/04/17: 10hrs…
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13/04/17: 12hrs30…
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14/04/17: completed after 13hrs30…
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Decided, when things are relatively quiet, to start painting a series of classic comedy moments from TV history. First up, the iconic “fork handles / four candles” Two Ronnies sketch…

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08/02/17: 30mins…
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3hrs30…
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10/02/17: 5hrs30…
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11/02/17: 6hrs45…
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14/02/17: 9hrs30…
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15/02/17: completed after 12hrs30…
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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 their MVP-favourite Quarterback Matt Ryan (“Matty Ice”) who has led them this far. It would be nice if they win the Superbowl but coming up against the New England Patriots is not going to be easy!

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Photo by NFL photographer Aaron M Sprecher (www.aaronsprecher.com)

24/01/17: 45mins…
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2hrs45:
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25/01/17: 3hrs30…
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29/01/17:6hrs…
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31/01/17:completed after approximately 11hrs
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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.

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14/01/17: 25mins…
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1hr15…
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16/01/17: 3hrs15…
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17/01/17: 4hrs30…
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20/01/17: 5hrs15…
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22/01/17: completed after 8hrs30…
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