Portraits
2 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Self Portrait holding a Lily – oil on panel – 16″ x 28″ – 2014
Self Portrait holding a Lily - oil on panel - 16

  I’ve worked on this picture off and on over a period of years. Both the hands and the lily intrude into the space outside the picture plane. Making use of the space in front of the picture is something that I often do. I think it helps the viewer to engage with a portrait such […]

4 years ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Rosmond and Passion – oil on canvas – 16 x 22 inches – 2013
Rosmond and Passion - oil on canvas - 16 x 22 inches - 2013

This painting  commissioned by a grieving daughter. She lost her mother and then two years later her baby daughter. In this sense the picture has a metaphysical aspect because neither of the two subjects have ever met in this world. It was put together using photographs supplied by Rosmond’s daughter. She asked me to paint […]

5 years, 5 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Pam Schneider-oil on canvas-44 x 32 inches-2006
Pam Schneider-oil on canvas-44 x 32 inches-2006

Pam Schneider is the well known proprietor of the First Edition restaurant in Canary Wharf. This painting depicts the restaurateur relaxing at home with a glass of champagne. Late last year (2013) the picture was restored and extended at the top. This was accomplished by taking the picture off its stretcher and sticking it to […]

7 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Helen Crabtree
Helen Crabtree

Helen Crabtree – Oil on Canvas – 15″ x 19″ – 2011 A good friend of mine, sadly Helen passed away more than 5 years ago.

7 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Jo and Sam
Jo and Sam

Jo and Sam – Oil on Canvas – 23″ x 31″ – 2011 I love this picture.

7 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on A Family Group Portrait
A Family Group Portrait

A Family Group Portrait – 30″ x  40″ Oil on Canvas 2011.  

7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Portrait of David Wood
Portrait of David Wood

Portrait of David Wood – 20” x 24” Oil on Panel 1990. David posed for several portraits and this one is painted from life. The heightened colours are exaggerated in order to create a psychedelic effect that is nonetheless still very three-dimensional.

7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Portrait of Sam
Portrait of Sam

Portrait of Sam – 22” x 24” Oil on Canvas 2009. A recent commission.

7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on Unfinished Self Portrait
Unfinished Self Portrait

Unfinished Self Portrait – 20” x 20” Oil on Panel 2004. This portrait was painted onto a reddish ground in one sitting.

7 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Gallery, Portraits Comments Off on It’s Your Shout
It's Your Shout

‘It’s your shout.’ A Portrait of Roger Butt – 24” x 24” Oil on Panel 1996. I painted this porrtrait from life and several years later a background was added. Roger, nicknamed ‘The Dodger’ by his associates is now seen in his natural habitat, at the bar in the Rochester Castle.