My latest work blog
"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" 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" 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
"Malum" Oil on board 180 x 170 cm (depth 5.1 cm) LED Lightsaber 295 cm Remote to control light sequences and colours FOR SALE! My latest creation working with LED's. I had the idea of doing this for a long time now. Seemed like the right time with the new Star Wars film "The Force Awakens" out later in 2015. Wooden panel built. 180
Something for the ladies out there. I decided to create some designer watercolour illustrations. They can be personally commissioned to suit every woman's taste. Do you have a favourite pair of Louboutin's or a Louis Vuitton bag that you can't leave the house without? Then maybe you would like a beautiful watercolour framed illustration in your dressing room. Email me for details firstname.lastname@example.org "Louboutins" newsprint
"Stormtrooper" newsprint & acrylic on canvas 70 x 70 cm With the hotly anticipated new Star Wars Film "The Force Awakens" all set for release at the end of the year and being a huge Star Wars fan. Thought It was only right that I should paint the iconic Stormtrooper helmet in my newsprint style!! There is more to come......!!!
"Naughty But Nice" Portrait of US singer Katy Perry Acrylic & newsprint on canvas 100 x 120 cm I came across a photograph of "pop princess" Katy Perry and knew straight away that it would work really well with the newsprint medium, her pose was perfect! She is a colourful character and with the bright pink background kinda sums her up. I added tonal shade
"Return of the Diva" Portrait of British singer Rita Ora Acrylic & newsprint on canvas 100 x 150 cm I saw the original photograph of Rita (which was published for the cover of British Elle magazine) and knew that it would make an amazing painting, showing off her cool pinup girl tattoo on her back which was made by artist Bang Bang. I started off
I recently finished this portrait of the talented tattoo artist Keith McCurdy (Bang Bang). He's a New York based tattooist and has created some of the amazing works that adore the bodies of the likes of Rihanna, Rita Ora, Katy Perry, Cara Delevingne and Justin Bieber, among other stars. Check out his work.... www.bangbangforever.com Acrylic, newsprint, gold/silver leaf on canvas. 89 x 116 cm Started
Pencil portrait of 11 Time World Champion Kelly Slater. I have always been a huge fan of this guy, and just fancied doing a quick sketch of him. The start of the 2015 tour has just kicked off on the Gold Coast, Australia. Be great if he could clinch his 13th World title this year. Go Kelly!!!!