“Secrets Of His Success”

"Secrets Of His Success" - commissioned portrait acrylic & newsprint on canvas 110 x 147 cm When working on a commission I always start with a sketch, so that the client has some idea what he will eventually be getting. This is the time of playing around with ideas, working out composition etc After stretching canvas, select the certain newsprint and headlines Sketching out and

“Running Wild”

"Running Wild" acrylic on textured canvas 120 x 150 cm This a commissioned piece requested by a client in Denmark. I had previously done a painting for a South African couple entitled "The Big 5" which she had seen and really liked, so I suggested something a little different as I don't like to copy previous works. So after a few sketches we agreed on

“Home in Holland”

"Home in Holland" Pencil sketch on rough grain paper 60 x 40 cm This is a recent commission for a client in Holland. Can't remember the last time I did a sketch of a building, probably at college. But I really did enjoy it. Drawn from a photograph, obviously it had a slight distortion from the cameras lens. After the initial line drawing of the

Children’s portrait . Happy 1st Birthday Mia!!

Pencil portrait of my friends daughter Mia. A 1st birthday gift. If you would like a framed commissioned Children's portrait please contact me.

“The A-Team”

"The A-Team" Commissioned portrait based on the 1980's tv series. Apart from B.A. Baracus (Mr.T) the rest of the original cast are replaced by the clients friends portraits. Oil and gold leaf on canvas. 100 x 130 cm Started off by drawing out the figures, I applied gold leaf for B.A. Baracus's large amount of bling!! Painting the background black with red typography along with

Bauer Family Portrait

Bauer family portrait I was commissioned to paint a Dutch family using my newsprint technique. 100 x 150 cm The client wanted me to use Dutch newsprint, so with the help of translate app on my iPhone I managed to work my way through it finding some interesting headlines. Starting off with the individual portraits. Sleeve detail. Close up of Reinier. All the portraits completed,

“What’s Cooking?”

"What's Cooking?" Oil on canvas 100 x 150 cm I was commissioned by a client to create a hectic kitchen scene. With as much going on as possible, Chefs everywhere and a bit of fun included. I started off by searching the net for some good images of chefs etc which wasn't too hard to find. Once I found some interesting characters I made some

“Crazy little thing called LOVE”

"Crazy little thing called LOVE" A recent commission, a wedding gift. Apart from the references to LOVE, the groom is a Manchester United fan, so had to find a few Man U headlines. Mixed media on canvas 98 x 115 cm

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