Alla Prima Ballerina
oil on canvas wet on wet Alla Prima 12 x 16" 2022
As Night Falls
oil on canvas board 2022 20x24 inches
Her Majesty The Queen
12" x 16" Oil on canvas board 2022
Into the Storm
oil on canvas board 20x24" January 2022
In Her Eyes
‘In her eyes’ 24" x 24" Oil and acrylic on canvas This took over 40 hours! My longest and most ambitious project yet! I loved every minute!
Oil on Canvas October 2021 12 x 16"
Oil on Canvas Board 12x9" 2021 back to my roots as an artist!
Lady of the water
oil on canvas 2021 12x16 SOLD my ode to ophelia. this painting can be displayed in any orientation, but this is my preferred angle.
Oil on canvas board 16x12” 2021
The Wine Goblet
Oil on canvas 2021 40x50 I decided to paint this because i wanted to hone my skills with glazing. I'm really happy with how it turned out. it came together like a jigsaw puzzle
music of my soul
oil on canvas 2021 40cm x 50cm A much looser painting than i usually create. i wanted to focus on letting the values create realism so i could be more expressive with the brushstrokes. this painting was a bit of an epiphany for me.
oil on canvas 2020 40cm x 50cm SOLD this painting was an absolute joy to paint. it was a challenge but i feel like it taught me a lot. the subject matter was very engaging... so many different textures to focus on.
the girl with the smoking chalice
oil on canvas 2020 40cm x 50cm SOLD i listened to mythos as i painted this and was transported into a world of greek mythology. the model is a bollywood moviestar. absolutely stunning.
oil on canvas 2020 40cm x 50cm SOLD something a little dark and forbidding. this painting has a lot of meaning. can you spot the symbology?
oil on canvas 2015 SOLD my first greyscale painting and a good study of values without colour to confuse matters... i had already drawn this in graphite when i had a request for it as a painting.
traditional still life study
oil on canvas 2020 a practice piece for alla prima painting.
drinking in the morning sun
oil on canvas 2013 80cm x 100cm SOLD the most successful painting so far. drinking in the morning sun won 'best artworks' at the shrds exhibition 2016 and sold at the same expo.
oil on canvas 2020 40cm x 50cm i listened to 'to shake the sleeping self' as i painted this.... not all who wander are lost.
oil on canvas 2018 120cm x 150cm SOLD
oil on canvas 2017 80cm x 100cm SOLD
Oil on canvas 201 40 hours what does he say to you? is he sad? is he angry? is he apathetic? its ambiguous. I wanted the viewer to decide what they see in his eyes
Original Oil on canvas 2014 40 hours This painting takes me back to my artistic roots in moody figurative painting. She is one of my favourites.
A sensual touch in the dark
2013 Oil on canvas - Reproduction of a Fabian Perez classic SOLD
Oil on canvas 2017 15 hours I have such a passionate interest in spirituality and world religions. this little boy speaks silence... and it talks to me.
A well planned Murder
2015 Oil on canvas 30 hours While painting this I couldn't stop thinking of Cluedo! hence the name. I imagine the candle has just been blown out and the wilting roses and gun tell a story. a very enjoyable piece to paint SOLD
oil on canvas 2015 SOLD
oil on canvas 2016 SOLD a very enjoyable LARGE painting... She took about 45 hours
The Scholars Study
Original Oil painting 2014 30 hours This painting speaks 'volumes' about me. It reflects my love of reading and writing. An absolute pleasure to paint. SOLD
oil on canvas 2016 SOLD the name Rua has an irish origin and means 'red hair'
heres looking at you kid
oil on canvas 2013 SOLD just a bit of fun
oil on canvas 2015 SOLD i dont really paint landscapes but i think its good to sometimes try things out of your comfort zone.
Oil on canvas 2017 40 hours I'm not sure about the origins of this beautiful girl... but i knew i had to paint her SOLD
2014 Oil on canvas 30 hours I've never painted fish before and enjoy a challenge. Koi carp are amazing creatures full of beauty and so diverse. It wont be the last Koi I create
2014 Oil on canvas 25 hours This is Barclay, a beautiful cat I was commissioned to paint for a Christmas present in 2014. The photo of this painting was taken by the new owner post framing SOLD
Out Of Africa
2014 Oil on canvas 45 hours I fell in love wit this little one immediately and had to paint him. what beautiful eyes. They tell a story.
After Hours Oil on Canvas 2014 This is the first in a three part series called 'After Hours' It is a first foray into still life - a genre previously left un-attempted.
2011 Oil on canvas Mark Spain reproduction SOLD
After Hours II
After Hours II Oil on Canvas 2014 This is the second in a three part series called 'After Hours' It is a first foray into still life - a genre previously left un-attempted.
Pensive lady in red
2012 Oil on Canvas This is my first large full body painting. SOLD
After Hours III
After Hours III Oil on Canvas 2014 This is the third in a three part series called 'After Hours' It is a first foray into still life - a genre previously left un-attempted.
Krobo girl - Ghana
2014 Oil on canvas This little lady is a member of the Krobo tribe in Ghana. The original photo was taken by Walter Callens. The Krobo are among the oldest and most famous makers of ground-glass beads in Africa. many of the beads, known as AKORI, or AGGREY, are made locally; others have been traded from Venice since the seventeenth century, as well as from Holland
Middle Eastern Dance
2014 Oil on canvas Belly dance or bellydance is a Western-coined name for "solo, improvised dances based on torso articulation" originating from the Middle East, especially raqs sharqi. Other names which are sometimes used for the dance in English speaking countries include Oriental dance, Egyptian dance, Arabic dance or Middle Eastern dance. SOLD
Fulani girl - Nigeria
2014 Oil on canvas Traditionally, People of the Fulani tribes of Africa have been cattle herders, through the centuries many settled down and turned to politics, successfully establishing a series of kingdoms between Senegal and Cameroon by the 19th century, and conquering the Hausa by about 1810. The Fulani held much of northern Nigeria in subjection until defeated (1900-1906) by the British. The religious beliefs of a large percentage of the cattle-herding Fulani are a SOLD
Geisha - Japan
2014 Oil on canvas This painting is based on a photograph by the fantastic Julian Hebbrecht For more of his photography follow this link; http://www.pbase.com/julianht Geisha are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance and games.
2013 Oil on canvas Who doesn't have a love affair with giraffes? especially baby ones! this is my tribute to this most marvellous of creatures!
For a better life
2010 Oil and acrylic on canvas Fabian Perez reproduction SOLD
Noches de Buenos Aires
2009 Oil on canvas Fabian Perez reproduction SOLD
Reclining lady in sepia
2010 Oil on canvas
A long kiss
Oil on canvas