After a month of researching all things Yankees I was ready to start putting thoughts into scribbles. I have been consulting with Yankees officiandos in the States and after 2 weeks of sketching and a number of alterations, this is where we are at. I have a rough visual now of how the players are [...]
I am currently in discussions with the Magpies to create something truly unique.we are tossing ropund the idea of creating one huge 5 metre long canvas that encapsulates all that is The Collingwood Football Club. Featuring all the great moments, people, themes and concepts that are imbedded into Magpies folklore. Gabelich’s run in the 58 [...
These two images are the genesis of my creative brief for the Yankees dream scene. I have been commissioned to produce a painting of the 5 greatest Yankees, woven together through time into the Clubhouse at Yankee stadium. The club house is to have elements of that sacred inner sanctum from through out the ages. [...]
Swannie is released, from the canvas, from the studio and out into the big Black and White world. The scene is based on Anzac day 2012. Dane has just kicked one of his 3 goals in a best on ground performance. He pumps his fist in triumph to the Collingwood faithful and in defiance of [...]
Well… after a month of work, every last tattoo is coming to life on this intricate portrait of the man of the moment… Dane Swan! This is the most up to date image going around. Dane visited the studio a few weeks ago to show me the latest additions to his most personal canvas…his body. [...]
From now on I will be sharing the journey from concept to finished canvas, as I tackle each subject. There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes to make these creations come to life. From contacting the athlete for their thoughts on being painted, to negotiating print deals with the clubs and other [...]