“1st Anniversary”
mixed media on wooden panel.
130 x 190 cm
Commissioned painting made up of different locations that hold special meaning to the couple.
A stag in Richmond Park looks over to the newlyweds at North Cadbury Court in Somerset. Richmond bridge leading into Tower Bridge and the background being the view of the mountain range at Monte Mayor, Benahavis.

After an initial meeting with the clients to discuss the concept of the painting and size etc I started to draft up the ideas in simple sketches.

1st draft
They didn’t want to be the focus of the painting so scraped this idea…

2nd draft
Beginning to take shape, but doing away with the flags….

final draft
to include their nationalities with the Welsh dragon and the Scottish lion crest, added them to the tops of the entrance to North Cadbury Court and replaced the background with the Monte Mayor mountain which is their view.

sketched out and newsprint applied

Tower bridge and stag

Richmond bridge and mountain range

just need to add a few extra newsprint headlines

“1st Anniversary” & me.

in situ…..