‘Friends Forever’…

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Once again, I’ve had a dream that has inspired me. This is kinda spooky though! The dream consisted of me being with a group of friends somewhere and a girl dressed as a hotel chambermaid was talking to a couple of friends about getting a painting done. They called me over and I looked at… Read more »

New “new venture”…

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So, after trading in the Red Brick Hangar behind ‘The Higson Gallery’ identity, it’s time to move on. Slightly. No longer in partnership with Poto Studios, I’ve been going it alone in January. Now is the time to completely start afresh, so I’m moving units within the hangar and I’m going to be focusing predominantly… Read more »

‘David and Becca’…

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07/01/19: 45mins… 09/01/19: 2hrs45… 14/01/19: 5hrs… 7hrs… 15/01/19: 9hrs30… 16/01/19: completed after roughly 12hrs overall…

First painting of 2019…

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I’ve been eager to start this one, which I’m calling ‘Bright Eyes’ (edit: decided on ‘Lua’ in the end) since the concept of my new direction popped into my head towards the end of October last year. The idea is to still create work that has some form of reference to an ‘icon’ of some… Read more »

Final painting for 2018…

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An 18×14″ commission in black and white for a Christmas present… 27/11/18: 10mins… 45 mins… 1hr30… 28/11/18: 2hrs45… 04/12/18: 4hrs… 11/12/18: completed after roughly 6hrs overall…

‘Sir Roger Hunt’ commission…

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12×9″ stretched canvas in black and white acrylics… 10/10/18: 15 mins… 1hr… 11/10/18: 2hrs… 22/10/18: 3hrs15… 31/10/18: 4hrs30… 08/11/18: completed after 9hrs30…

‘Trigo’ commission…

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Another beautiful pet portrait linked to the Galgos rescue centre in Spain… 13/09/18: 30 mins… 2hrs30… 19/09/18: 4hrs… 25/09/18: 6hrs30… 27/09/18: completed after roughly 12hrs…

“Piano Children” commission…

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18×14″ commission in b&w acrylics 10/08/18: first hour… 1hr30… 13/08: 4hrs30… 16/08: 6hrs30… 20/08: 9hrs30… 21/08: 11hrs… 22/08: 12hrs30… 23/08: 14hrs30… 30/08: 15hrs30… 03/09: 18hrs… 10/09: completed after roughly 23hrs…

‘Bane’s Brewery Pillage’…

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Inspired by the new venture as part of The Higson Gallery in Cains Brewery Village, it is time to add to the ‘Scouse Superhero Scandal Series’ of work… 26/06/18: 1hr… 27/06/18: 3hrs30… 09/07/18: 5hrs… 30/07/18: 6hrs… 12/09/18: completed after roughly 10hrs…

New Venture…

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I Con Art and Poto Studios (where I often do my painting and where I get my printing done) will be working together on a new permanent retail unit inside the Red Brick Vintage Warehouse at the Cains Brewery site, situated on Stanhope Street in Liverpool. Hopefully, we will be fully operational by Tuesday 22nd… Read more »