"Visions Of Success" newsprint, acrylic, copper/silver leaf and crystals on canvas 100 x 120 cm This is a commissioned portrait of Aurae Lifestyle founder Christopher Scanlon & Floyd Mayweather,JR. Pencil sketch After laying out the newsprint, started with their portraits. A bit of gilding for the cards, copper & silver The hardest part of the painting was all the detail of the cards Added some
"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
"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
"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!!!!
"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