Tag: painting

IMAGINE – JOHN LENNON (RIP) It would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday this week. (RIP John) I was, and still am, a huge fan… Are you, or do you know someone who is? This is one of my favourite oil paintings, created on a 61cm x 51cm canvas – See my ARTIST’S STATEMENT for …

Prints – Types and Sizes I publish a standard range of signed fine art print types as outlined in the following pages: Prints – Available on paper or canvas at the most common sizes from A4 up to A0 and larger Resin Prints – Available at 51cm x 76cm Ltd Edition Prints – Available at …

Art Event Night in Reading Here’s the photo’s from a recent corporate art event night held in the exclusive Private Members Lounge in the Corn Stores, Reading in March. This was an open invite ‘Bottomless Prosecco’ event organised by The Corn Stores. Most of the attendees had not painted since high school, none had ever …

Demure Ballerina – Alessandra Ferri Fine art original figurative ballerina dance oil painting of Alessandra Ferri on a 102cm x 76cm stretched cotton canvas, created using a knife, as is my technique. – See my ARTIST’S STATEMENT for details how. There’s a very high level of fine detail in this carefully composed, contemporary but photo-realistic …

Here’s the photo’s from a recent corporate art event night held in the exclusive Private Members Lounge in the Corn Stores, Reading on 11 March 2020. This was a Team Building Event organised by the office manager and her employees had no idea what it was about prior to the event. Most of the attendees …

New Painting – Break Free Here’s the final oil painting of my equestrian fine art series for the Surrey Contemporary Art Fair at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher and it’s a beautiful 61cm x 91cm Arabian Horse in a contemporary style, supplied ready to hang. Framing isn’t required as the sides are painted for a …

New Equestrian Painting – Majestic Here’s the latest oil painting update of my equestrian fine art series for the upcoming Surrey Contemporary Art Fair at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher  from 13 – 15 March 2020 and it’s a beautiful, very large feature piece at 152cm x 102cm. My new equestrian painting – Majestic is …

Arabian Knights – Equestrian Fine Art Series

Arabian Knights – Equestrian Fine Art Series Here’s the latest oil painting update of my equestrian fine art series for the upcoming Surrey Contemporary Art Fair from 13 – 15 March 2020 and it’s a beautiful, large feature piece at 122cm x 91cm. Arabian Knights – Equestrian Fine Art is in a contemporary style, supplied …

WE REGRET TO INFORM THAT THIS EVENT NIGHT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… 🙁 My next Fine Art Event Night will be in The Two Poplars on the Finchampstead Road in Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 2NU from 6pm to 9pm on Friday 27 March 2020. It’s my local pub and a superb event location! If you …

Art Event – Back to Black – Portrait of Amy Location: The Two Poplars, Finchampstead Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 2NU – All FAB art events are postponed until further notice Date: Friday 27th March 2020 Duration: 3 hours Time: 18.00 – 21.00 Price: £30

Art Event – Life’s a Beach Next Event: All FAB art events are postponed until further notice Location: Date: Duration: 3 hours Time: 18.00 – 21.00 Price: £30 Previous events on this theme: Corporate Event held in Corn Stores – Reading Private Event held in Corn Stores – Reading

Equestrian Fine Art Series – Update Here’s the latest status update of my equestrian fine art series for the upcoming Surrey Contemporary Art Fair from March 13 to 15 2020: Free Spirits – 61cm x 76cm. Arabian Folly – 76cm x 102cm. Arabian Knights – 91cm x 122cm (Still in production – See image on …

New Equestrian Fine Art Series I am currently working on a new equestrian fine art series for the upcoming Surrey Contemporary Art Fair on March 2020 and here’s the first one as I’ve scanned it: Free Spirits. They will each be different sizes and this one is 61cm x 76 cm. They are in a …

Life’s a Beach oil paintings Here are the two Life’s a Beach Oil Paintings that I created as concepts for my Art Event Nights They are larger than the paintings we will create during the events. Also they are in oil, whereas we will use acrylics during the events as we need the paint to …

My next Fine Art Event Night will be in The Two Poplars on the Finchampstead Road in Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 2NU from 6pm to 9pm on Friday 7 February 2020. It’s my local pub and a superb event location! If you are in the area, make a reservation, experience all the ‘thrills and spills’ of …

Individuality – Figurative Oil Painting This simply beautiful fine art oil painting of a ballerina, is available to purchase.  There’s a very high level of fine detail in this carefully composed, contemporary but photo-realistic painting. The modern dance ballerina model is simply beautiful. It’s a simple yet sensual composition, full of hidden meaning, passion, drama …

Fine Art Xmas Gift – Show that you care… It’s never to early to plan ahead and order a special, beautiful and individual fine art xmas gift for your partner, family, friend or even for yourself this Xmas. Show someone how much you truly care! Art is much more than investment. It’s a representation of your …

Fine Art Event Night: Back to Black – A figurative portrait of Amy We conducted an initial ‘Introduction to Knife Painting’ Fine Art Event Night in Vegos café bar in Reading, Berkshire last Sunday. Attendees ranged from complete novice to college graduate and all had a thoroughly enjoyable time, experienced the ‘thrills and spills’ of …

Fine Art Event Nights – An Introduction to Knife Painting A series of creative practical live workshop classes using acrylic paints where I give a live demonstration, explaining the process along the way, in detail, step by step, and provide individual support to attendees. All conducted in a relaxed atmosphere with refreshments available. Select an …

Valentines Day is almost here so consider an original fine art oil painting for your Valentine. Show them how much you truly care! Art is much more than investment. It’s a representation of your character and says a lot about you… You only live once. Just do it! If you have a limited budget, then …

Expressive Sax – Henry (Hank) Mobley Hank was based in Philadelphia, born in 1930 and died in 1986 aged 55. A hard bop, soul Jazz tenor Saxophonist having a laid-back, subtle and melodic style. Fine art oil painting on a 61cm x 91cm stretched canvas created entirely using a knife, in cooperation with Mosaic Images (Thanks …

Casual Sax – John Gilmore. John was Born in 1933 and died in 1995 aged 63. A Bebop derived avant-garde jazz and free jazz tenor saxophonist. Fine art oil painting on a 61cm x 91cm stretched canvas created entirely using a knife, in cooperation with Mosaic Images (Thanks Michael…) Part of a new series of …

Don’t forget to consider a one off and individual original fine art oil painting for your partner or even for yourself this Xmas. Show someone how much you truly care! Art is much more than investment. It’s a representation of your character and says a lot about you… Prints, apparel and accessories are also available …

‘Dancing with the Stars’ fine art oil painting on a 91cm x 122cm stretched canvas created using a knife. Please excuse the blurred photo and glare as I cannot scan it for a week… I hope you like it? I do… If you do, please like and share. I hope my publisher likes it… Produced …

I am settled in my new studio and office and have set up my new scanner. The first painting scanned is ‘Into the Light’, a fine art 61cm x 91cm oil painting on canvas, created entirely using a knife, in cooperation with Peter Kolchin (Thanks Peter) I previously posted a blurred photo only. This is …

This is a painting that I wanted to do for several years and it took ages to get the approvals in place then just two months to complete. It sold while exhibiting in May in Taipei this year. Signed prints are still available though. Prints and other items are also available via Fine Art America …

Here is Freedom! my latest painting.. Freedom is a follow up of Leap into the Unknown which sold immediately during an exhibition in Taipei and is still on top of my most popular artwork. This painting is special to me. Please excuse the blurred photo as I have not scanned it yet. Also, please take …

Here is a selection of my new artwork. Some of these paintings are currently being exhibited in Taipei, some are sold and some are still available. For further details of the paintings and their availability, take a look at the gallery. For purchases of originals or prints, please go to my How to order page …

I am often asked about my environment, tools and techniques, so here’s a very brief insight without giving too much away, using a few images of my current project as I’m creating artwork for on an upcoming exhibition in my studio. Knives: I have lots of painting knives but the one in use here is …

Produced in cooperation with Getty. 61cm x 91cm oil on stretched canvas 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 …

Produced in cooperation with Ron Brewer and Arianni Martin (Thanks Ron and Arianni) 61cm x 91cm oil on stretched canvas 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, …

Original oil painting on a stretched 102cm x 76cm canvas. Produced in cooperation with Ron Brewer and Arianni Martin (Thanks Ron and Arianni) 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 …

Produced in cooperation with Klaus Kampert. Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided, 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 place as a feature in a lounge, study, office, music room, …

Produced in cooperation with Irina Peren. Painted entirely with a knife. A high level of contrast is provided, thus creating a very contemporary feel overall. It’s a very large, very dramatic, passionate, emotive, moody and atmospheric figurative dance painting that would not look out of place as a feature in a lounge, study, office, music room, …

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, …

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 …