Portraits (Acrylics)

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Painted either from life or from photos, sometimes over existing imagery for unexpected effects.

Artwork Frida Kahlo

Portrait of artist Frida Kahlo Acrylic on mountboard

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Artwork Gandalf the Gold

Portrait of Sir Ian McKellen as Gandalf Acrylic on mountboard, A1

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Artwork Portrait of Jane Austen (90 min speed-painting)

Based on one of a few surviving depictions of the celebrated Englsh novelist. 2017 marks 200 year... Read more

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Artwork Portraits of 2 Cousins: Quinn & Nina

Portrait gift commission of two young girl cousins, with richly textured background applied using... Read more

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Artwork Tom's Last Supper

Multiple portrait birthday gift commission, based on Leonardo da Vinci's famous Last Supper paint... Read more

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Artwork Jason with Remington, 4 hrs from life

Portrait of Jason with Remington Revolver 1864. Completed from life in 4 hours. 24 x 60 inches ... Read more

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Artwork Portrait from life: Kate as Snow Queen (1 hour)

Portrait from life, completed in a single 1 hour life sitting, adding costume details from imagin... Read more

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Artwork Portrait from life of Kate (90 mins)

Portrait from life, painted in a sinlge sitting of 90 minutes, over a swirling red abstract canva... Read more

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Artwork Portraits of two young brothers

Double portrait commission, using brush and palette knife to create a richly textured and coloure... Read more

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Artwork Green Man

A recent depiction of one of my favourite themes: the timeless image of the Green Man, trying to ... Read more

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Artwork Bob Marley portrait

45 minute speed-portrait of Bob Marley, painted over a canvas print of colourful Moroccan bowls, ... Read more

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Artwork David Bowie

Portrait of Dave Bowie Acrylic on mountboard 84 x 60 cm

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Artwork Double commemorative portrait commission

Double commemorative portrait commission, featuring backdrop of US and British flags. Portrait o... Read more

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Artwork 3 hour double speed-portrait from life

3 hour (1.5 hrs each) speedpainting: double portrait from life of Grandmother and Granddaughter :... Read more

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Artwork Jason, 90 min portrait from life with Viking Sword

Completed in one 90 minute sitting, with a Viking reenactment sword and leather armguard. Portra... Read more

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Artwork Jason, 45 minute Portrait from life

Portrait from life, painted over an existing circular canvas print of woodland trees. Portrait-f... Read more

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Artwork Silver Wedding Commission

A recent Silver (25 years: 25 pictures on one canvas) Wedding Anniversary personalised commission... Read more

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Artwork Gandalf (50 minute speedpainting)

Acrylic on mountboard 80 x 60 cm

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Artwork Three Legends of Reggae: The Wailers Trio

Triple Portrait of the original legendary Wailers trio: Peter Tosh, Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. ... Read more

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Artwork Ali v Foreman

Capturing a dramatic moment in sporting history: Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman. Painting com... Read more

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Artwork Bob Marley Live

Acrylic on mountboard

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Artwork Warrior Queen

Acrylic on canvas.

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Artwork Rita Marley

Acrylic on mountboard

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Artwork Portrait of a Sikh Gentleman

Acrylic on canvas

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Artwork Florence Beatrice

Acrylic on mountboard Loosely based on an early sepia tone photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron

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Artwork Portrait of Erika

Portrait from life, taking about 2.5 hours Acrylic on canvas

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Artwork Bob Marley in Red, Gold and Green

80 x 60 cm Acrylic on mountboard Based on a black and white photograph

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Artwork Shah Rukh Khan

Acrylics and shimmering acrylics on mountboard. Portrait of Indian actor and "king of Bollywood"... Read more

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Artwork Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)

Acrylic on Canvas Board painted February 2012. Based on a photograph.

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Artwork Enter the Dragon: Bruce Lee, 2 hour speed-painting

Acrylic on Mountboard Based on photos of Bruce Lee (Enter the Dragon) Completed in 2 hours duri... Read more

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Artwork Portrait from life

Portrait of Jason Completed during a sitting, taking one hour, twenty minutes, as part of a live... Read more

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Artwork He Who Laughs Last (Lenny Henry)

Medium: Acrylic on gold card. Date: April 27th 2014. Completed within 2 and a half hours.

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Artwork Metamorphosis of the Soul (Loretta Young)

Acrylic on canvas. Painted over floral canvas print. Loosely based on photographs of Loretta Young.

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Artwork Sun-Gazing

Portrait of the French-Bulgarian spiritual master Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov (1900-1986). Loosely ba... Read more

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Artwork The Blossoming Soul (Loretta Young)

Completed as part of a live speed-painting demo at Tindalls, Colchester, Sat 24th Sep 2016, takin... Read more

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