“after the fire”

2.7m x 700 - acrylic, spray-paint, water, sea sand and enamel on stretched canvas I painted this landscape on a spare canvas which had been lying in my studio for years. I had just taken a walk through a field which had been utterly devastated by

“ashen” – AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

  1m x 1m - acrylic and spray-paint on stretched canvas   As part of my growing fascination with Turner'esque paintings of the english countryside in winter, "ashen" slowly materialised over a month recently. I was still going to continue working on this piece but then realised I

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“cloudbank”

3m x 1m - acrylic and enamel on stretched canvas I was commissioned to paint a large piece of art for this contemporary home owned by a young, professional couple. They had seen my work before. They decided to combine elements of some of my previous paintings

“crucifix”

1.5mx 1.5m - oil on stretched canvas One of the very first canvasses I painted and sold out of my studio in 2007. It really was the result of splashing tones of red and black onto the canvas and letting the lines and marks do the

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“heat”

1m x 1m - acrylic and oil on canvas A close up of one of the canvasses I painted in a series of large pieces for a client in Dubai. She loves hot colours. I always prime my canvasses with impasto so I have a good

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“howling moon”

1.2m x 1.2m - acrylic on stretched canvas This painting came about purely through experimentation with colour and mediums. The canvas had been in the studio for months and had been covered in reds and browns. I placed it back onto the easel and decided to

“organic”

1.3m x 1.6m - acrylic and enamel on canvas This was a beautiful home on an exclusive golf estate. It has been superbly decorated in natural materials. Loads of raw wood. I kept the piece subtle so as not to overpower the space and echoed elements

“silver dune”

2.5m x 700 - enamels and spraypaint on stretched canvas Really early on in my career as a full time artist, I was commissioned to reproduce a stylized seascape painting with strong accents in white, black and silver. It was daunting as I had decided to

“the beach”

1.2m x 1.2m - acrylic and oil on canvas One of the countrys leading interior designers asked me to complete some art for this beautiful residential project she was about to complete. We combined the clients love of the beach and the outdoors with my love

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“the affair”

3 x 1m x 300 - acrylic and enamel on canvas I really love the freedom art allows. At times, it allows us to speak without saying a word. And it lets us break rules. The young couple who bought this painting felt the same.