I have always loved art and it remains one of my great passions. I started painting when I was very young and somehow this has grown into a life long enthusiasm for painting portraits. Mostly dogs it seems from the examples but I think this is just a phase I’m going through… well… maybe?!?

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I do accept commissions when time allows but I can’t give a price or any further information as a one-size-fits-all here as there are so many variables. Let’s chat and see…!

On and off I get asked to contribute something art related to a charity event. Here are a few examples:

When Blu-Tack went pink for Breast Cancer Campaign, I was asked to model something out of the world famous sticky stuff.
As it is actually designed to be a re-useable adheasive it doesn’t truly lend itself to being modelled like Plasticine or some such! But this was the result. Fitting at the time I felt…

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Velcro and Children in Need teamed up and started an ‘art-off’ to raise funds. They sent me every thing that is Velcro-based from the expected tapes to the unexpected printable paper
and this was the result…

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As anyone who knows me knows I’m rather in love with monkeys (well, my own Jellycat ones but that’s another story…) BUT a close
second are the heavenly creatures residing at Monkey World and so to help raise much needed
funds I painted them a portrait to auction. They supplied a photo of the divine Sally and this was the (lifesize) result!

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To celebrate NAT’s (National AIDS Trust) twenty-fifth birthday they invited me to create some artwork for their ‘Red ribbon Art Collection’. I couldn’t
decide between something personal or something a bit more generic. An important message and new technology combined in the end. I am especially interested in the NAT’s work tackling
stigma and discrimination so created a self portrait using app’s available on an iPad. As a back up in case that wasn’t the kind of thing the
NAT wanted I ‘processed’ their logo and tweaked it a little and produced another piece of work. They most graciously wanted both…

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