Art

Elizabethan Clown

I really wanted to create something moody and slightly poignant, and with the whole recent debacle of clowns hiding in bushes to jump out at people off the back of the remake of the Stephen King horror, IT, the subject of clowns seems to strike … Continue readingElizabethan Clown

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The Importance of a Contract

Arty farty type rejects contract Being a creative soul, I’m not the most practical of people when it comes to things like finances and business plans and negotiations and, more specifically, contracts. “I don’t need that!” I airily intone. “I’m a free spirit and have … Continue readingThe Importance of a Contract

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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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Spider-Man

When you’re unsure what to get someone for a special occasion, original artwork can be a truly unique gift. I did this pencil drawing of Spider-Man for a friend’s 30th a while back.   Sorry – this piece has either sold or was a commission with … Continue readingSpider-Man

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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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Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds

This is the second in a series of landmark paintings that I’ve been commissioned to do. It’s easy to fall into the trap of grey building against a blue sky when tackling something like this, so I wanted to make sure I chose a good … Continue readingKirkstall Abbey, Leeds

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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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Cigarette Smoke

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 readingCigarette Smoke

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Deadpool

Sorry – this piece has either sold or was a commission with no prints. But don’t despair! While I won’t ever recreate the exact same artwork, I can do something similar, so get in touch and let me know what you’re after.

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