Fantasy
8 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on The Eternity of Life – oil on panel – 45 x 60 cm
The Eternity of Life - oil on panel - 45 x 60 cm

This fantastical painting contains a lot of symbolism. It has recently been re-photographed. To find out more about this picture please visit my blog at colinsart.blog.

9 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on T Shirt designs
T Shirt designs

Recently I’ve been doing some fabric painting. The technique is very different to oil painting as fabric paint is slow to work and dries quickly. A number of my T Shirt designs can be viewed on Facebook.

2 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Fantasy Comments Off on Breaking wave – oil on canvas – 16 x 20 inches – 2015
Breaking wave - oil on canvas - 16 x 20 inches - 2015

Here is another homage to the French painter Guillaume Seignac.

2 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on The Green Man – oil on canvas – 19.5″ x 24″ – 2015
The Green Man - oil on canvas - 19.5

Please visit the blog section of my website to find out more about this picture.

3 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Roaring Lions – oil on canvas – 17″ x 21″ – 2014
Roaring Lions - oil on canvas - 17

The subject for this painting is derived from Nichiren Buddhism. The characters in the lower half of the picture – shi shi ku – indicate master and disciple raising the lion’s roar by chanting the mantra of nam-myoho-renge-kyo together.

3 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on The Owl and the Pussycat – Oil on Canvas – 17 x 39 inches – 2014
The Owl and the Pussycat - Oil on Canvas  - 17 x  39 inches - 2014

This painting is inspired by Edward Lear’s well known nonsense poem.

4 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on The Art Collector – Oil on Canvas – 5′ x 4′ – 2014
The Art Collector - Oil on Canvas - 5' x 4' - 2014

This picture took almost a year to complete. To find out more about it please go to the Blog section of this website.

4 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on The Art Collector

The Art Collector – Oil on Canvas – 5′ x 4′ – 2013 – To find out more about this painting please go to the Blog section of this website.

5 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Enigmatic Still-Life
Enigmatic Still-Life

Enigmatic Still-Life – Oil on Panel – 23″ x 14″ – 2011. This painting began as a studio still-like. I was never quite sure what to do with it then i had the idea of putting in a coastal setting. The peacefulness of the sea offsets the tension between the hardness of the bronze and […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery, Landscape Comments Off on After the Floods
After the Floods

After the Floods – 30” x 40” Oil on Canvas 2011. To find out more about this picture please go to the blog section of my website.