Fantasy
2 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Fantasia on the Theme of Abney Park Cemetery – 30′ x 40″ (76 x 102 cm) – 2018
Fantasia on the Theme of Abney Park Cemetery - 30' x 40

A sequence of images showing the development of this painting and the ideas behind it is featured in the blog section of this website.

2 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Rising Mist – oil on canvas – 20″ x 24″ (51 x 61 cm) – 2018
Rising Mist - oil on canvas - 20

This complex design will soon be the subject of a series of blogs showing the development of its composition.

2 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Green Man T shirt – 2018
Green Man T shirt - 2018

This is the rear side of my latest green Man T shirt design.

2 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Green Man T shirt – 2018
Green Man T shirt - 2018

Another version of my Green Man design hand painted using fabric paint.

4 months, 4 weeks ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on T shirts work in progress

Here are two T shirts I’ve been working on. The image shows my working methods. The t shirt needs to be stretched across a board and I usually turn up the lower part to use as a palette. As fabric paint can’t be removed once on it’s sometimes best to try the colour first.

1 year, 7 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.

1 year, 9 months 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.

3 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Night – oil on canvas – 16″ x 20″ (41 x 51cm) – 2015
Night - oil on canvas - 16

This picture is another homage. I very much like certain of the so called ‘academic’ artists of the 19th century. My painting is based on a picture by Auguste Raynaud called ‘Night’. The subject could possibly be Lilith, Adam’s first wife according to some texts or could represent the spirit of a star. My adaptation […]

3 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on Breaking wave – oil on canvas – 16″ x 20″ (41 x 51cm) – 2015
Breaking wave - oil on canvas - 16

Here is another homage to the French painter Guillaume Seignac.

3 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Fantasy, Gallery Comments Off on On the crest of a wave – oil on canvas – 16″ x 20″ (41 x 51cm) – 2015
On the crest of a wave - oil on canvas - 16

This painting was inspired by the 19th century French artist Guillaume Seignac.