Portraits
5 days, 19 hours ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits 0
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - oil on canvas - 22

This man was a talented musician and composer of mixed race background. He was named after the famous poet and lived from 1875-1912. In my picture I’ve tried to recreate what could have been his workspace and the various still life details allude to aspects of his life.

5 days, 19 hours ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits 0
Joan - oil on canvas - 16
3 months, 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.

4 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.

4 months, 2 weeks 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.

4 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.

6 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.

6 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.

9 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.

11 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.