The sort of commission I love to do

The sort of commission I love to do

I was asked a few weeks ago to paint a commission for a couple, they wanted an erotic painting of themselves showing their love for each other and I was shown three ideas as a suggestion for the pose for the painting. My gut reaction was one in particular, as it had a better interaction […]

REpton revisited in contemporary style

REpton revisited in contemporary style

I was asked by the client to paint a contemporary painting of Repton (the famous village in South Derbyshire that has the famous public school), with the specific buildings that were important for the painting to be silhouettes. And the colours had to be specific too, for the painting. Normally silhouette paintings are just one […]

Meet Poseidon and his lovely mermaid

Meet Poseidon and his lovely mermaid

The client asked me to paint a picture that featured Poseidon, and a mermaid, on a beach, at night, with a romantic feel to it, and the hint of adult themes that children wouldn’t pick up on. We agreed that it would be in acrylics ,on canvas and when I suggested that I use metallic […]

So proud of this peacock

So proud of this peacock

I was asked in August to do the commission of a blue peacock on a wall by the client, she wasn’t sure what background she wanted so I suggested an elegant garden and she agreed that was a good idea. She knew I was going on holiday to France in September so I wouldn’t be […]

The Eureka murals…at last

The Eureka murals…at last

In January I was asked to do 2 murals for Eureka in Kent. I was honoured to be asked since I knew the owners wanted to revamp the place in lockdown ready for opening this summer. We talked about various ideas and settled on two. One mural was to be 8 feet by 5 feet, […]

Exciting new commission in triplicate

Exciting new commission in triplicate

In these strange times I don’t expect new commissions to come in often, so I was delighted a few weeks ago when I was commissioned to do a new painting for a new client. She wanted not one, but three paintings done of herself to match other existing artwork she had on her bedroom wall. […]

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