“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 »

“Queen Ethel”…

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I’m going to paint this fantastic photograph of my nan and give it as a Christmas present to my dad. She looks like royalty on this photo, it’s perfect… 09/11/16: 1hr30… 10/11/16: 2hrs30… 17/11/16: 4hrs15… 14/12/16: 6hrs… 15/12/16: 8hrs… 18/12/16: 11hrs… 21/12/16: completed after roughly 14hrs…

“Max” commission…

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Photo to work from… 09/11/16: 20mins… 1hr… 2hrs… 3hrs… 4hrs45… 18/11/16: 8hrs30… 23/11/16: completed after around 11hrs…

“Penny’s Lane”…

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Another piece started at 11pm on a weekend night when my overactive brain kicks in!! Again, on a 12×9″ box canvas. 21/10/16: 45mins… 26/10/16: 2hrs45… 27/10/16: 4hrs… 03/11/16: 9hrs… 04/11/16: completed after 10hrs30…

“The Light Knight”…

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This is going to incorporate some photos I purposely took on Monday 18th… 19/10/16: 45mins… 1hr30… 20/10/16: 2hrs30… 26/10/16: 3hrs30… 27/10/16: 7hrs15… 02/11/16: completed after roughly 14hrs…   In May 2017, ‘The Light Knight’ became ‘The Light Knight Rises’, as part of an exhibition featuring my five other pieces in the “Scouse Superhero Scandal Series’… Read more »

“Liverzool”…

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11pm on a Saturday night and I suddenly get inspired to paint Sigourney Weaver as “Dana/Zool” in “Ghostbusters”. This is going to be another hybrid piece but with a more sustainable theme that I am going to run through my next few pieces. How I came to start painting this is down to fate I… Read more »