Rock Art Painting no. 6 — Templeton: The Photographic Process and Grand Reveal!

Last week I gave a sneak peek of this painting (you can read it HERE) — I'm now going to take you through the pictorial stages that led up to the finished piece. So, enough chit-chat — let's dive into it! 🙂 Well, there you have it! Afloat in a Torrent Without a Paddle The... Continue Reading →

How I Got ‘Raw’ With Jeff Buckley

Explaining the Painting 'Raw' in the Rock Art Series Please recap on the last blog here, "Rock Art Series Painting no. 3 — Jeff Buckley ‘Raw’ As I go further and further down this rabbit hole that I labelled the 'Rock Art Series', I am beginning to uncover a quantum field of bizarre and amazing coincidences... Continue Reading →

Painting a Zebra From Scratch

Come Be a Fly on my Studio Wall Here's a pictorial blog following me creating one of my 'close up' zebra paintings. This has been done with acrylics. 1)  It starts off with a permanent black marker pen on canvas: 2)  Then I add the lighter colour first in between the stripes: 3)  Then comes... Continue Reading →

Never-Before-Seen Photographs of How I Paint my Patterned Poppies

Secrets of the Trade In the fabulously expressive and creative world of art, I am probably best known for my gold spiral-patterned backgrounds that are usually laced with flowers in the foreground — which, in more cases than not, happen to be poppies (just because I am so very fond of them). Here is the finished result... Continue Reading →

Rock Art Series — The Beatles

Yes, I know I have kept you waiting for the second piece of this series but wait no longer! For those of you who have not been following the 'Rock Art' journey, you can check out what's been going on (within you and) without you here: 10 Bands, 10 Paintings — Let the Rock Art... Continue Reading →

How To Branch Out — Painting Scenes With Trees

Here is a step-by-step visual guide taken whilst painting one of my latest pieces called 'Mysterious Unknown'. You will see, further on in this blog, that I decided to try my 'upside-down drip technique' on the trees — I was branching out (yup, I had to say that!). Specs It is an acrylic on canvas —... Continue Reading →

New Beginnings…Building up an Art Collection from Scratch

Faith Repaid A couple of weeks ago I had a buyer who practically cleaned out my stock of paintings.  This was great as I was still trying to source funds for a trip to Egypt I had already booked.  My theory behind booking the holiday before I had the funds was: I am using the... Continue Reading →

Art Commissions — The Soulworks Project (Part 3)…Painting the Picture

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 if you wish to recap. Let The Painting Begin... So with the prelim sketch having been accepted, the real work starts.  You will see, in the photographs below,  just why I never show the client the process. Layering Art is done in stages and layers and, usually, only... Continue Reading →

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