Paintings Gallery

Making Waves

Making Waves

Oil on Canvas October 2021 12 x 16"

African Queen

African Queen

Oil on Canvas Board 12x9" 2021 back to my roots as an artist!

Lady of the water

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.

White Chords

White Chords

Oil on canvas board 16x12” 2021

The Wine Goblet

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

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.

ageless song

ageless song

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

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.

shakespears study

shakespears study

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?

lovers embrace

lovers embrace

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

traditional still life study

oil on canvas 2020 a practice piece for alla prima painting.

drinking in the morning sun

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.

contemplation

contemplation

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.

aurora

aurora

oil on canvas 2018 120cm x 150cm SOLD

dance

dance

oil on canvas 2017 80cm x 100cm SOLD

Resignation

Resignation

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

Midnight Blues

Midnight Blues

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

A sensual touch in the dark

2013 Oil on canvas - Reproduction of a Fabian Perez classic SOLD

Little monk

Little monk

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

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

water babies

water babies

oil on canvas 2015 SOLD

native

native

oil on canvas 2016 SOLD a very enjoyable LARGE painting... She took about 45 hours

The Scholars Study

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

Rua

Rua

oil on canvas 2016 SOLD the name Rua has an irish origin and means 'red hair'

heres looking at you kid

heres looking at you kid

oil on canvas 2013 SOLD just a bit of fun

snowy scene

snowy scene

oil on canvas 2015 SOLD i dont really paint landscapes but i think its good to sometimes try things out of your comfort zone.

Teal

Teal

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

Being Koi

Being Koi

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

Barclay

Barclay

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

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

After Hours

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.

Harmony

Harmony

2011 Oil on canvas Mark Spain reproduction SOLD

After Hours II

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

Pensive lady in red

2012 Oil on Canvas This is my first large full body painting. SOLD

After Hours III

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

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

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

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

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.

cyril

cyril

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

For a better life

2010 Oil and acrylic on canvas Fabian Perez reproduction SOLD

Noches de Buenos Aires

Noches de Buenos Aires

2009 Oil on canvas Fabian Perez reproduction SOLD

Reclining lady in sepia

Reclining lady in sepia

2010 Oil on canvas

A long kiss

A long kiss

Oil on canvas