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Self Portrait April 2020

I think this is finished with. For a while. Pensive self portrait. April 2020. Oil on canvas.Painted at different times of day, in different clothes, on different chairs (all things that were slightly unfortunate). You can tell it’s painted from … Continue reading

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Self Portraits 2020.

This canvas I paint over every few years with a self portrait. Good practice, plus, with photography being what it is, there is still a record of the last version. Self portraits usually look a bit odd, an intense stare, … Continue reading

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Sketches made when waiting…

A self portrait in a little mirror. I like being a bit unflattering with myself. No hairbrush, early night or shave for me. The eye is closed as the mirror was so near the two eyes were giving differnet views. … Continue reading

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Self Portrait 3 Sessions in Watercolour. Late Night Mirror.

Painted for the Sunday Times¬†watercolour competition. It didn’t get through but that’s OK as I have a nice painting to show for it. Paint set ¬£3.99. Paper given to me in 1985. I started painting a tree from Avebury. Why … Continue reading

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Self Portrait 40, 42, & 45.

The end product. Oil paint on canvas, painted wooden frame. This has been sent in to the Ruth Borchard self-portrait prize. The work 40, 42, & 45 was painted over the last 5 years, with a nod to Dorian Gray. … Continue reading

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Trev by Trev

20 minutes. Oil pastels.

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Vanity.

All this exhibition stuff is a touch egotistical. How must a singer-songwriter feel?   Me and my 22 year old self. It freaked the waitress out.

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Self portrait from the inside

  This just happened while doodling on the phone. The post it note is about 3cm high. Very Monday.

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TM at 23

A self portrait. Painted for the NPG portrait award but never sent. This explains the rather confrontational aspect, I wanted something in your face. There was no-one else around to paint. Painted from life and a passport photograph. Oil over … Continue reading

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A new ‘practice’ painting.

I wasn’t that bored. Or angry. If you sit still for that long and stare in a mirror you end up looking like this. Testing out a wet on wet layers technique.

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