The Tattooist

A Spring Auction

It is a fact that I have too many paintings. The problem is that old pieces never get seen, and so therefore don’t stand a chance of being sold, because I have to keep up the new work for exhibitions. And the cupboard is full! So, here is my cunning plan: I am going to hold a series of seasonal auctions on Ebay, just for one or two ‘vintage’ pieces at a time. Here is my Spring offering. I was originally going to auction The Tattooist, but then 3 Gold Fairies came back from the dead… reappearing when they had…

Vincent: portrait of a Retired Demon

…and his familiar, of course. There comes a time in a Demons life, when he is wont to retire from mischief-making and the persecution of the damned, hang up his pitchforks and grow runner-beans up them… This is a portrait I painted for someone’s Christmas present. So I can post it here now, present having been received and, I believe, appreciated! It’s Indian Ink and pencil over a wash of watercolour, with white watercolour applied with a dip-pen on the highlights.  Always open to suggestions for commissioned portraits, but this one was particuarly in my line of business: demons and…