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Kea sculpture/painting, second layer finished

I finished the second layer of the kea painting today. Once this has dried I’ll fill in the highlights and lowlights using a transparent glaze media. What do you think? Cheeky enough yet?

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Part sculpture, part painting, update

This weekend’s painting, what do you think?

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Something slightly different

At my day job there is a couple of people leaving. I’ve been the organiser of the presents and I’ve just finished this one, which is a lime tree in a simple but beautiful terracotta pot. The twist is a … Continue reading

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New project, part sculpture, part painting

I’ve been working on a project with a friend to produce a 3D painting for his house. After chatting about paintings one we came up with the idea of joining forces (he makes guitars in his spare time) to make … Continue reading

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Copying an old master

To continue learning the verdaccio technique I’m copying a second old master’s painting. This time round I’ve chosen a Caravaggio, Saint Catherine, you can read about it (and see an image of the orignal painting) here on Wiki. If you … Continue reading

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Finished portrait and earthquakes

I’ve been working on a portrait of a collegue of mine who died from cancer last year. It’s been a hard project as it brings back so many memories of my friend and because of earthquakes! The painting is going … Continue reading

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Collaborative works – part 2

So remember the piece of work I did for the Art Metro collaboration (if you don’t you can see it above – click on the picture to see it larger!). Well the lovely folks down at Art Metro have now … Continue reading

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Collaborative art works

Click on thumbnail to see the full size image This post is all about the two collaborative works I’ve completed. The one above, titled, The Muse’ is for the local art school (the background image is a large coffee cup), … Continue reading

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Commission finished – slighty delayed due to shaky ground

I finished the painting of the kakapo family for my commission – the finishing off was somewhat delayed with the earthquake we’ve just been through. Funnily enough it was the first object I looked for in the house when I … Continue reading

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Commissions

I’m working on a commission at the moment. I think it’s an honour for someone to ask you to paint something just for them, but it’s also a massive challenge! This particular commission is for a friend of mine. I’ve … Continue reading

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