“Lana Del Boi”…

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This will be the third project where I take two iconic people (who I happen to have already painted individually in my career) and combine them in one painting. I’m loving this creative process, painting is becoming fun again and not so much a job ?. I’ll be using this image of Lana Del Rey… Read more »

“Elv”…

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So, following on from the “Beatlejuice” project, I wracked my brains and came up with this idea (purely for commercial reasons with Christmas on the horizon)… The body of Elvis:… With the head of ELF!… 07/09/16: 20mins… 13/09/16: 1hr15… 2hrs15… 14/09/16: 2hrs45… 15/09/16: 3hrs45… 17/09/16: completed after 6hrs…

“Amy Wine-bar” commission…

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This is a very different commission than usual – I’ve been asked to paint from this photograph but it’s to be influenced by an already existing painting of Amy Winehouse that’s hanging in a well known Liverpool wine bar… I am going to draw a pencil sketch for the first time in months because I… Read more »

“Salvatore Conte” commission…

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I shall be starting this today on a 12″x9″ box canvas in black and white acrylics – it’s a great photo of Conte from “Gomorra”, commissioned by a guy called Michael from AUSTRALIA, no less! He has already bought one of my “Don Pietro” Gomorra-inspired prints on Etsy, so he obviously loves the series as… Read more »

New commission…

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08/08/16…15mins… 09/08/16…1hr15… 11/08/16…2hrs15… 13/08/16…3hrs… 15/08/16…3hrs45… 16/08/16…4hrs15… 17/08/16…completed after 7hrs approx…

“Patch” commission…

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I’ll be starting this great photo of Patch in black and white acrylic on a 12×9″ box canvas today. This is a commission for a lovely Scottish lady called Irene who I met at Fredericks “Marquetry” event a couple of months ago, she and a friend visiting Liverpool for the first time. 27/07/16…25mins… 28/07/16…1hr10… 29/07/16…2hrs15…… Read more »

“Beatlejuice Ringo”…

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This idea came to me in a dream on Saturday night whilst down in my mates caravan – I keep getting asked to paint The Beatles and I’ve always resisted because Liverpool is saturated with Beatles-themed art. However, the dream told me to have some fun with them and combine John, Paul, George and Ringo… Read more »

“Beatlejuice George”…

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This idea came to me in a dream on Saturday night whilst down in my mates caravan – I keep getting asked to paint The Beatles and I’ve always resisted because Liverpool is saturated with Beatles-themed art. However, the dream told me to have some fun with them and combine John, Paul, George and Ringo… Read more »

“Beatlejuice Paul”….

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This idea came to me in a dream on Saturday night whilst down in my mates caravan – I keep getting asked to paint The Beatles and I’ve always resisted because Liverpool is saturated with Beatles-themed art. However, the dream told me to have some fun with them and combine John, Paul, George and Ringo… Read more »

“Beatlejuice John”…

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This idea came to me in a dream on Saturday night whilst down in my mates caravan – I keep getting asked to paint The Beatles and I’ve always resisted because Liverpool is saturated with Beatles-themed art. However, the dream told me to have some fun with them and combine John, Paul, George and Ringo… Read more »