A look at old art and how it inspired the new – bringing this artist full circle. See an important artist tip about creative expression on this blog post. Continue reading Painting gives me wiiiiings!
Step-by-step colours and process of a furry wolf painting Continue reading 50 Shades of Grey Wolf
Colouring in books are all the rage at the moment, but I can’t quite get into them because I need something more than mandalas and aquariums to transport my mind into a so-called meditative state. So I tried some DC and Marvel to take me there… Soon-to-be geek parents requested this piece from me and I enjoyed the variety of colour available across all the … Continue reading Colouring in… Lego Superheroes
A father who sees his son as his own superhero asked me to paint his little boy in the highly fitting image of Iron Man. Not only was this an exceptional honour, but the pressure of getting it right was… overwhelming… to say the least. Nevertheless, this is why I do what I do: I create for joy, for pleasure, for tribute… for others. The … Continue reading “Please paint my son as Iron Man”
Vincent van Gogh – arguably the most recognisable name in art – painted three versions of A Wheatfield with Cypresses in 1889 while at the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole mental health facility in France. Creativity loves (and cures) insanity, right? My Mom is a big fan of van Gogh’s work and very casually asked me to paint the London version of A Wheatfield with Cypresses. The original looks … Continue reading Van Gogh’s “A Wheatfield with Cypresses” (F615)
Despite the amazing fortune of being able to paint for a living, I’ve been feeling very drained and down lately. It’s one of the few downsides of loving what you do – the ability to know when to stop and rest seems to disappear, and all sense of balance disappears with it. Yesterday, I put aside my commissions and decided to paint just for me. … Continue reading Spontaneous Buddha