This is a detail of a larger landscape piece based on the Connemara landscape. The layers of acrylic from previous renditions add interesting textures.
I've been painting over a lot of older works recently, which I've struggled to do in the past. It's difficult to admit when something is rubbish (most of it is), but I'm finding it pretty theraputic and somewhat liberating lately.
10"x10" Acrylic on canvas (detail)
Further experimentation with red, white and black paint - painted quickly with knives..
20"x24" Acrylic on canvas
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Six small landscape paintings.
4"x5" Acrylic on paper.
Further additions to a series of 5"x4" abstract landscape studies inspired by the west of Ireland. The six pieces below were painted at the same time, on the same page divided in to equal areas with masking tape.
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This one is recently finished tricolour commission. It was largely painted in one (long) session, underpainted with brush and finished with palette knives.
72"x48" Acrylic on canvas
An Ibizan beach and a farmhouse and a country road.
12"x16" Pen on paper
From a recent trip to the west of Ireland -
I've spent a bit of time working on these small pieces, mostly trying to figure colours and compositions out for larger pieces - I'll add a couple of more examples soon. Comments and feedback welcome!
Acrylic on 12"x16" paper, 2014
Four recent MUFC paintings using elements of the old and new club crests. All are 22"x28" acrylic on canvas. The originals and prints are available for purchase.
Feedback and comments welcome!
Here's a selection of United paintings and drawings completed during 2013 - comments and feedback welcome!
A selection of recent United paintings and drawings - prints of all available here: http://chinatownbranch.bigcartel.com/category/football-prints
Daily (almost), updates from my sketchbook and easel. Feel free to comment and share.