One of my good customers recently came to me with the idea for a series of portraits he wanted to commission, all musician/guitarist based. After some discussions we settled on a series of 10 works, each 40″ x 30″, oil on box canvas, with the first one being Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits. This project more »
I was commissioned to paint Alex Turner of The Arctic Monkeys as a Christmas gift, we went for a simple, bold white on black style. Captured a few progress shots and made a little animation out of them: This is just the blog page! Click on GALLERY to see lots more of my work.
So December 17th 2015 saw the opening of this great exhibition, had been looking forward to it for a while. Loads of cracking, innovative artwork on show and a great turn out, credit to the organizers! I had my Boba Fett and C-3PO in there. Here’s just a few pics: This is just the blog more »
Let us don our warrior garb and do battle, this one last time… LEJOG Day 12 Thurso – John o’ Groats. 27.5 miles. 13.2mph average. 29.5mph max. Stats, pah. What really matters is this is the end. About eighteen months ago, myself, Robin and Russell starting planning this journey. As some of you know I told my more »
LEJOG Day 11 Brora – Thurso 65.6miles. 14.3mph average. 34mph max. Well, that started off as a nice bimble! Actually the A9 is a dodgy Road so we couldn’t really relax for the first ten miles or so, then made a turn and went into the mooooors…… Great sweeping roads with the now usual picture more »
LEJOG Day 10 Laggan – Brora 98.1 miles. 16.1mph average. 37.1 max. Tough, tough day. Let’s start with the good. The weather was amazing, clear skies, beaming sunshine again later in the day. Ride alongside Loch Ness. Tick! The bad. Near as dammit 100 miles, killer climb known as Heartbreak Hill, where I’m pretty sure more »
LEJOG Day 9 Inverary – Laggan 93.7 miles 16.5mph average 35.8mph max. Another day, another cream application. I swear, it’s all I do…. Anyway, enough whinging. Left Invarary just before 8am, nice if chilly start, then straight into a long climb to warm us all up. Pain. At that time in the morning, before the more »
LEJOG Day 8 Kilmarnock – Inverary 83.6 miles. 16mph average. 38.1mph max. Dunno why I bother with the stats really, they don’t really matter to me or you I doubt!! It’s all about the pics right. Well there’s a few. Misty start again today, first water stop at 27 miles in Largs, sun beaming down more »