“I Started A Joke”…

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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… 19/02/17: 30mins… 22/02/17: 2hrs15… 24/02/17: 3hrs… 02/03/17: 3hrs10… 22/03/17: 3hrs45… 23/03/17: 6hrs45… 29/03/17: 7hrs15… 06/04/17: 10hrs45… 13/04/17: 11hrs15… 14/04/17: completed after 12hrs30…   And this is the final exhibition piece with the “fake… Read more »

“Banksy Robber”…

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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… 16/02/17: 1hr15… 22/02/17: 3hrs… 24/02/17: 3hrs45… 22/03/17: 5hrs… 29/03/17: 5hrs15… 30/03/17: 6hrs15… 12/04/17: 9hrs30… 14/04/17: completed after 10hrs30…   And this is the… Read more »

“Leaning Tower of Liverpool”…

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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… 15/02/17: 45mins… 1hr30… 16/02/17: 5hrs… 24/02/17: 5hrs45… 02/03/17: 6hrs… 22/03/17: 7hrs… 29/03/17: 7hrs15… 04/04/17: 10hrs… 13/04/17: 12hrs30… 14/04/17: completed after 13hrs30…   And this… Read more »

“Fork ‘andles”…

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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… 08/02/17: 30mins… 3hrs30… 10/02/17: 5hrs30… 11/02/17: 6hrs45… 14/02/17: 9hrs30… 15/02/17: completed after 12hrs30…

“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…