Rabbits

I was asked to create a panoramic of bunny rabbits, with the stipulation that they weren’t all head on. This was a lot of fun to create. It was nice to paint in a different style for a change and adding the colour pop of … Continue readingRabbits

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Leeds Town Hall

This is the thirs in a series of landmark paintings that I’ve been commissioned to do. At time of writing, this commission is taking up 90% of my time, but it’s going to be very striking when it’s all hanging together. This is piece one … Continue readingLeeds Town Hall

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My Danaë

My Danaë has moved house with me three times and been exhibited twice. It’s the biggest painting I’ve ever done and currently presides over my living room like Venus. I’ve had many offers, but this is one piece I’m not willing to part with – … Continue readingMy Danaë

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Indian Spices

FOUR PAINTINGS This series was both a challenge and a pleasure to paint. My customer approached me with so many ideas, it was hard to pin him down to one. The reason for this was that it was to be a 90th birthday present to the … Continue readingIndian Spices

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Charley’s Aunt

I was asked to create a poster and brochure advert for the comedic play, Charley’s Aunt. The trick was to create something that was mostly masculine, since in the play Charley dresses up as his aunt without in any way being a drag act – … Continue readingCharley’s Aunt

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Tyne Bridge, Newcastle

This painting meant quite a lot to me. A close friend asked me to paint this for her husband, who’s a Geordie. She gave it to him as a Christmas present. That patch of pavement at the water’s edge is the exact spot where they … Continue readingTyne Bridge, Newcastle

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