Inspired by the Nightmare before Christmas artwork

I was inspired by a tattoo that I happened to find while flicking through a magazine and decided to use it as a jumping off point for a new painting.  The above painting is the result: “A new romance,”created on 29/6/2015, acrylic paints on stretched canvas. As I was painting this piece, I started with the girl.Continue reading “Inspired by the Nightmare before Christmas artwork”

Tapestry of life – a work in progress

This is a painting that I have been working on for months now.  This is a progress photo.  I’ve used acrylics and impasto medium to get the texture and today, I have spent time mixing white oils with linseed oil to layer over it. The photo doesn’t really do it justice… I think that thisContinue reading “Tapestry of life – a work in progress”