Pencil on paper 12 x 11 in
This is Phil who arrived in and now lives in my village. I first met up with Phil in my local pub and have since become good mates.
Another lesson in my dormant drawing skills and my latest drawing which I have added to a seperate page on my website, a lesson in light and shade where the use of colour is eliminated and where a black and white study stands on its own without being held together by colour.
‘Phil ‘ aka Pinhead’
Charcoal and pencil on paper 13.50 x 10.50
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Pencil drawing on paper 10 x 12 in
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This drawing is of Hattie, short for Harriet, to be presented to my youngest daughter and partner Steve on Christmas day. Earlier on I decided to revive my dormant drawing skills and have included this picture of Harriet to my drawings page https://wp.me/P2Ijh6-1O1 , hope you like it.
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The Seaforth Highlander, based on an old black and white photo of William Frederick Sutton, thought to be in the early 1930’s, commissioned by William’s son.
‘William Frederic Sutton’
Mixed Media 10 x 7 in.
Scenes like this are seldom seen and I was extremely fortunate to find such a chance and put it to canvas. I came upon this scene whilst out walking at a place called Rodney’s Pillar. Rodney’s Pillar is set on a hilltop in Montgomeryshire about a mile from the boundary with Shropshire. The hilltop rises to 900 ft and at the top give spectacular 360 degree views across Shropshire, Cheshire and Wales. You can follow a path, open to the public, which takes you through woods on both sides and leads up to the hilltop.
There is also pheasant shooting during the season and from October to January access is closed to the public on a shoot day. The woodsman in the painting was having a lunch break prior to which he had been working his blue roan, Dutch Draft mare, which was flattening bracken in the woods.
Oil on canvas 12 x 16 ins
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We are going to be gripped by the Open fever this week as the World’s greatest golf tournament gets underway at Royal Portrush. I hope that Rory Mcllroy will be victorious as I have a spot for Rory having painted his portrait recently.
This is the sort of bespoke piece that I can do for you if you are a golfer, or any other type of sportsperson or a general portrait of yourself come to think of it.
The reason that I chose to do a portrait of Rory is that he is a household name and recognisable by many and shows the likeness I can achieve.
Give me a call on 07746 001904 and I will explain the process – in the meantime, good luck Rory!
Oil on canvas 24″ x 20″
Commissions invited for 2020, any subject.
I sold this painting from my gallery, which is housed in a rural complex of North Staffordshire. There is a driven pheasant shoot on an estate about half a mile away. The client who bought the painting is into field sports in a big way and is a member of the shoot.
Oil on canvas 20″ x 30″
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Oil on canvas panel 12 x 8 in
Commissioned portrait of a child girl.
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