I admit that even among amateurs this is rather small talk, but it brings me to this point: in the passage of water down a ravine of its own making, this line of Nature astir may repeat itself again and again but is commonly too inaffable, abrupt, angular, to suggest the ogee. In that middle …

To most minds mystery is more fascinating than science. But when science itself leads straight up to the borders of mystery and there comes to a dead stop, saying, “At present I can no longer see my way,” the force of the charm is redoubled.

First Days In The Eternal City

The History of Fashion

A hard fate has condemned human beings to enter this mortal sphere without any natural covering, like that possessed by the lower animals to protect them from the extremes of heat and cold. Had this been otherwise, countless myriads, for untold ages, would have escaped the tyrannical sway of the goddess Fashion, and the French …

As she twists, swirls and departs, Olesya is a Sequential Dancer… Produced in cooperation with Anton Zemyanoy and Olesya Novikova (Thanks Anton and Olesya) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a large, …

I’ve added several new products to all of my artwork in Fine Art America, such as beach towels and phone battery power-packs, etc… Please share with anyone who may be interested… Richard Young on Fine Art America

Alone, in the solitude of her secret medieval hideaway in Jaffa, Israel, her elegant poise softly illuminated by a single light, Kristen is in ‘Dance Seclusion’… Produced in cooperation with Ballet Met, Will shively and Tomer Jacobson (Thanks Jennifer, Will and Tomer) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and …

Ruth exhibits such Awareness of her surroundings and audience in her dramatic and emotional performance… Produced in cooperation with Brian Mengini and Ruth Brill (Thanks Brian and Ruth) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel …

Allie is indeed such a Genteel Dancer in her graceful performance… Produced in cooperation with Brian Mengini and Allie Parsons (Thanks Brian and Allie) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a large, …

Produced in cooperation with Ilknur Erdir and Ekin Cangal (Thanks Ilknur and Ekin) In Tchaikovsy’s Nutcracker Ballet, the sinuous belly dancer Arabian Coffee Awakes to perform for Clara in the Kingdom of the sugar plum fairy, as performed by ballerina Ekin Cangal… Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and …

Corinne and I both have paintings selected for exhibiting. If you are in the area and have time, please call in. I can’t be there unfortunately, though there’s an excellent selection of artwork and an eclectic mix of subjects, styles and techniques to see…

Samantha displays a perfect combination of Harmony and Light in her performance… Produced in cooperation with Brian Mengini and Samantha Posyton (Thanks Brian and Samantha) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a …

Produced in cooperation with Mehmet Targut (Thanks Mehmet) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a large, very dramatic, passionate, emotive, moody and atmospheric figurative dance painting that would not look out of …

Dancer Fanny Ara caught in action masterly using her Flamenco Arms. Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a very dramatic, passionate, emotive, moody and atmospheric figurative dance painting that would not look …

In her pensive, thoughtful pose, Taiwanese born modern ballet dancer Fang-Ju Chou Gant is in Deep Consideration as she ponders her performance…Produced in cooperation with Gabriel Bienczycki (Thanks Gabriel) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary …

Take a front row seat and hear the vibrant flamenco sounds of the Ballet Nacional de Espana – (BNE – Spanish National Ballet) lift their Proud Flamenco Dancer Ana Moya in her luscious red dress as you view this artwork. I can almost hear the clapping and guitar music of Spain all around me. Produced …

America’s quintessential American ballerina and Principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, Susan Jaffe exhibits such exquisitely Refined Grace in her performance of ‘Other Dances’… Produced in cooperation with Susan Jaffe and Gregory Heisler (Thanks Susan and Gregory) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, …

Produced entirely in light pastel to give a more contemporary monochrome feel, this sketch has been lightly sealed with a pastel fixative. This artwork will be mounted and framed in a very high quality black wooden bespoke frame using non reflective glass. A superb large original artwork that would transform a bedroom, upper hall, landing, staircase …

Arolyn simply exudes Presence – A spiritual being, in close vicinity, face to face, sensible, with personal qualities and personality… Produced in cooperation with CPRowe Photography and Arolyn Williams – http://www.balletwest.org (Thanks Chelsea and Arolyn) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and …

The grace, poise, silence, innocence, concentration, solitude –  Solitaire… Produced in cooperation with Shay Wieder (Thanks Shay) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a large, very dramatic, passionate, emotive, moody and atmospheric …

‘Eclectic Dancer’ Kristen elegantly practices her selective modern dance variations… Produced in cooperation with Ballet Met, and Will shively (Thanks Jennifer and Will) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a large, very …

See Pages 84 and 85 of Art & Museum magazine, Spring 2017… Open / Download the full magazine here. Note that it’s in two magazine sections, the first section is the Family Office section, the second section is the Art & Museum section. The article about myself is in the second section. It’s an excellent magazine …

Produced in cooperation with Natalie Laruccia, Walter Perez and Sandra Antognazzi (Thanks Natalie, Walter and Sandra). Embraced in the sensuality and passion of their dance, aware only of each other, the dancers enjoy That Tango Moment… Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold …

Dancer Caitlin’s elegance and beauty of form, movement and expression is simply Divine Grace… As Caitlin said herself in an interview, she loves to feel and breathe the dance itself… Produced in cooperation with Caitlin and Dan Fisico (Thanks Caitlin and Dan) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and …

With Deftness – Oil on canvas 61cm x 91cm. Arolyn indeed performs delicately, with perfect precision, With Deftness… Produced in cooperation with Chris Peddecord and Arolyn Williams (Thanks Chris and Arolyn) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a …

Tranquil Cellist Tere takes a break to relax with her cello after a performance… Produced in cooperation with Carey More and Tere (Thanks Carey and Tere) Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided and the colours made extremely rich, bold and lustrous, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s …

Well, I’ve updated a few more galleries. The Musicians and Wildlife. My little website is almost complete now. Phew! When I finish each painting session at 10pm, the last thing I want to do is another hour doing website updates but if I didn’t do it, it wouldn’t get done! At least it’s almost weekend …

Please be aware that my Figurative Gallery contains some images suitable only for sensible adults and is therefore password protected. If you are of legal age to view such material, you are not located within a country, location or ISP that prohibits viewing such images and you do not find such images to be in any way offensive, please Contact me and …

I’ve created the below galleries to see just about all of my artwork on that particular theme: Dancers – Ballet Dancers – Belly Dance Dancers – Flamenco Dancers – Modern Dancers – Tango and Ballroom Figurative Musicians and singers Wildlife Or hover over the Galleries menu on my home page to see a drop down menu. …

Well, I’ve placed all of my available originals in the associated sub gallery pages, which are accessible by hovering over the Original Artwork page, or here: Dancers Figurative Musicians Most of everything I’ve ever done, both the ‘available’ and ‘sold’ originals, are available as Prints, though I’ve yet to create the pages and it takes a while, …

If you like my artwork, please, please, please vote for me here and help me in my Great Escape: Best Selling Published Artist of the Year And kindly share and ask your friends to do likewise…

I am populating the Dancers gallery in the Original Artwork page first. It’s taking time as I am new to WordPress and I am uploading slightly higher resolution images than my previous wesbite, so please bear with me. I do an hour a day, after painting…

As you can see, I’ve updated the calendar page with all of my free   calendars, to include 2017! Lots of other pages have been updated too. More will be done each week until complete…