On the easel

The colour blind artist’s blog.

This blog shows pieces I’m working on, events, all sorts of good stuff.
There’s also some interesting entries from the old website:

And just like that, 15 years passed by…

And just like that, 15 years passed by…

And just like that, 15 years passed by...It's hard to believe, but today marks fifteen years since the gallery door was first opened. April 1st 2006 I was 28 years old, taking a risk on doing the job I wanted to, full time. Thankfully, it paid off and it's been a hell...

‘David’ – The Lost Boys. Metal artwork

‘David’ – The Lost Boys. Metal artwork

So, fans of one of the greatest vampire movies ever made, here you go:A mixed media on metal piece, of Kiefer Sutherland's character, 'David', from The Lost Boys. This took a LOT of hours and lots of layer building, whilst trying to always let the metal come through....

Joker – Metal artwork. Time lapse.

Joker – Metal artwork. Time lapse.

OK, this one must have struck a chord - it sold before it was dry.....However, you can order your own signed, embellished canvas here, with free shipping.My latest work then - A mixed media on metal piece, 90cm x 90cm, based on Joaquin Phoenix's awesome portrayal of...

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