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“Fast & Louche”

"Fast & Louche" portrait of US singer & actress Miley Cyrus Newsprint & Tissavel Porcupine faux fur on wood panel 130 x 140 cm Gives you an idea how long and dense the Tissavel Porcupine faux fur is.....amazing stuff!!     me & "Fast & Louche" Newsprint portrait of the flamboyant US singer Miley Cyrus, who never shy's away from controversy which is why I

“Husband & Wife”

I did this pencil portrait as a wedding gift for one of my best friends. A bit different than buying them something boring and mundane for their house.

“The Face In The Mirror”

"The Face In The Mirror" pencil & newsprint on rough grain paper 70 x 100 cm I had a great response from my previous sketch "Self Obsessed" so carrying on with the #selfie series. Self obsessed or just insecure?

“She’s a light in the darkness”

Been playing around with some different paint techniques in acrylic. "She's a light in the darkness" acrylic & newsprint on canvas 100 x 120 cm For Sale!

“They’re the stuff of fantasy”

  "They're the stuff of fantasy" Acrylic and newsprint on canvas 120 x 170 cm I have just completed this commission for a client. A fantasy,erotic,psychedelic collaborated with my newsprint art. The background is inspired by the Danish artist Hornsleth.

“Self Obsessed”

"Self Obsessed" I'm working on a series of these #selfie inspired sketches. Love or hate them, the culture of the selfie is universal. Self obsessed or just insecure? Positive comments and "likes", reinforce the "notion that the most valuable thing [a young woman] has to offer the world is her looks." - from the blog Jezebel, author Erin Gloria Ryan. pencil and newsprint on rough

“America Wants Me” portrait of Donald Trump.

  "America Wants Me" acrylic & newsprint on canvas 100 x 120 cm   I have wanted to paint this portrait of  The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for quite some time. I just needed to amass sufficient news articles and headlines. I honestly can't stand the guy, with his crazy views on the world. But love or hate him you gotta give some credit

Celebrity Portraits

  I did a few oil paintings years back of celebrities and their pets. So I thought I'd play around with a few more, this time pencil sketches. First up was Ricky Gervais with his cat Ollie. I have always been a huge fan of his and anyone that follows him on social media will know that Ollie make regular appearances. Portrait was drawn on

“The Yorkshireman”

  "The Yorkshireman" Commissioned portrait 114 x 147 cm     The first draft sketch Christ Church College, Oxford in the background   The 2nd draft sketch. After discussions with the client we did away with the gun and dead grouse. Added a flat cap and ferret!   With Christ Church College completed, added a few extra cows. The portrait is nearly there and now

“A Death In Paradise”

"A Death In Paradise" newsprint & acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm Playing around with some different subject matters... Love the boldness and strength of this image of the skull, will do a few more of these.

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