Portraits
1 month, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Daisaku Ikeda – oil on panel – 17″ x 16″ 43 x 40 cm
Daisaku Ikeda - oil on panel - 17

The noted Buddhist leader, scholar, writer and humanist with Mount Fuji in the background.

2 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Dermot McNeil – oil on canvas – 16″ x 20″ 41 x 51 cm
Dermot McNeil - oil on canvas - 16

This portrait of the Jazz musician was made to be used for the cover of Dermot’s latest album.

2 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Self Portrait – oil on canvas – 24′ x 17″ 43 x 62 cm
Self Portrait - oil on canvas - 24' x 17

A recent self portrait.

2 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Bob Marley – oil on canvas – 16″ x 20″ (41 x 51 cm)
Bob Marley - oil on canvas - 16

Another portrait of the iconic Reggae artist who sadly died in 1981 at the age of 36.

4 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on I Roy – fabric paint
I Roy - fabric paint

Hand painted T shirt of the late great I Roy, a DJ from the golden age of reggae.

4 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Jimi Hendrix – fabric paint
Jimi Hendrix - fabric paint

Another hand painted T shirt featuring Jimi Hendrix.

7 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Three Presidents of the SGI – oil on canvas – 30″ x 20″ (76 x 51 cm) 2018
Three Presidents of the SGI - oil on canvas - 30

From left to right Tsunesaburo Makiguchi 1871-1944, Daisaku Ikeda born 1928 and Josei Toda 1900-1958 – the mentors of Kosenrufu.

9 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Two Self Portraits – oil on canvas – 32″ x 20″ (82 x 51cm) – 2018
Two Self Portraits - oil on canvas - 32

Two paintings of the same subject showing how the use of ground colours effects a painting.

2 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on The Perfect Pint – oil on panel – 51 x 61 cm
The Perfect Pint - oil on panel - 51 x 61 cm

  I’ve recently had this painting re-photographed. It was largely painted from life when I was staying in Kilcommon high up in the Silver Mountains in Co. Tipperary. A local publican called TJ stands behind the bar with his arms folded. On the counter is a fresh pulled pint of Guinness. TJ and I became friendly […]

2 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Lady in Red – oil on canvas – 24″ x 43″ – (61 x 111cm)
Lady in Red - oil on canvas - 24

This painting was commissioned by Miss Cookie Jane a noted hostess who lives and works in Fitzrovia. She is seen here with her chihuahua Tequila peeping out from behind her dress.