At long last its time to talk about this delightfully evocative painting I finished last week for the bride and groom. As I’ve mentioned before, the minute I saw the happy couple under the white wrought iron gazebo with the cherry blossom above and around their feet I knew I wanted to paint this picture from my photo. And […]
The blog post I was planning on writing today was going to be about the painting I have virtually finished of the bride and groom kissing under the white wrought iron gazebo with cherry blossom all around them. That was the plan. All poised ready to go with it and then I got an email […]
I made a promise a couple of months ago to do a painting for someone, not knowing what the painting would be of. It would be their choice of subject in the painting, and it would be my gift to them for their wedding day. I knew they were thinking of something possibly from their […]
Artists on the whole don’t like painting summer trees – too much….. well….. green! Winter trees have better shapes with all those bare branches, spring trees have the trunks and branches with just a hint of greenery around them, and autumn, well, all artists love painting autumnal trees – the golds, and reds, and oranges are […]
I’m waiting at the moment to hear from the couple I did the white on black drawings for last week, to see if they are happy with the slight (but difficult!) minor adjustments that they wanted me to do. They had explained at the time that they were away for the weekend so I knew […]
Leading to me getting a lovely commission to do two sexy white on black erotic drawings …. from chatting with them over a few glasses of cider and finding out more about them because I’d taken photos of them in the nude because They had decided on the poses they wanted from Chatting with each other because I suggested […]
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