My latest art piece is a new focus I started this year where I incorporate my nude/portrait art pieces with my expressive animal works. I have used a butterfly to express my feelings on linking with nature and the positives on life. The 'simple pleasures' is how I tried to make this feel with a hint of dreamlike shadowing. Somewhat like a bright afternoon in the garden as you see butterflies and dragonflies bouncing around in the soft wind. I used a new mix of resin and acrylics in this piece for the first time too.
My unique process of applying charcoal to canvas to create photorealistic art is done through the use of various paint and makeup brushes cut to shape. I used a specific ready to hang canvas with environmentally sustainable pine backing behind high quality cotton duck canvas and also a thick 4cm cross pine frame. This heavier canvas allows me to create more realistic and detailed charcoal art pieces. Over 200 of my artworks have been safely shipped worldwide; with insura
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