Sunday, 10 May 2020

#portraitsfornhsheroes

Well here’s the final piece, very loose for me but quite pleased with it. Now to paint the parents, both doctors with the nhs

Thursday, 30 April 2020

#portraitsfornhsheroes



Artist Tom Croft started this idea, on Instagram, of painting a free portrait for nhs workers. So I thought I’d have a go. This is the start. I was allocated a doctor and she mentioned her husband, who is also a doctor, so I said I’d paint him as well. She then said that she was embarrassed as she was only doing her job but would love a portrait of her children, hence I’m now painting three! This is the start so it’s WIP and there’s loads to do.

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Weeping Angel 2

Another in the Weeping Angel series.  There are six in this group and the two posts so far are at the top of the arrangement.

Monday, 2 March 2020

Mirror

Had this idea of an image behind an eroded mirror. So I picked up a cheap mirror in a charity shop and eroded and aged the back. Then I painted a small oil portrait and placed it behind. Everything was going well until I started to fit it together again. On tightening the holding screw I heard a crack and you can see the result. 
Still I quite like the idea so I may go further with this.

Link to the full mirror

Monday, 9 September 2019

Weeping Angel

Start of a new series with gold leaf used in hair decoration all set against part of one image from a church.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Amalgam 2

Did this sometime ago and put it into the IEA annual Open Exhibition. It won best in show and was sold!

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Amalgam 1

No posts for soo long and I was thinking of stopping this blog but hey one last post?
Anyway this is the first in the Amalgam series, all have metal leaf and are only 6in by 6in












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Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Opi in Dyl’s Hat



Long time no blog. Trouble is it’s quite difficult to blog on an iPad added with the decision to spend my time painting rather than keeping this blog up to date. But hey I’ve got a bit of time. This was exhibited at the RBSA Prize Exhibiton 2018.