Female Form

My admiration for the beauty and grace of dancers has deepened my interest in distilling the essence of the female form. My aim, to capture the mobility, rhythms, fragility, strength and sensuality of woman.The girls with whom I work hail from all walks of life, some are models but many have ordinary lives and jobs where they have no need to expose themselves to a critical eye. It`s a matter of delicate negotiation as to how much of their bodies or themselves they would like to reveal.

The following represents some recent collaborations and the work that emerged.



THE NUDES COLLECTION

For centuries the female nude has been the cornerstone in figurative fine art. `The Nudes Collection` is a contemporary take on the classical form. A subtle colour key creates a calm ethereal balance of graphite and charcoal studies and oil on canvas paintings.

SECLUSION (1)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S688 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SECLUSION (2)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S689 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE  (1)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S693 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (2)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S694 
FOR SALE

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SOLITUDE (3)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S695 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (4)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S696 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (5)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S690 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (6)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S697 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (7)
 
Original graphite and oil study on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 43 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S691 
FOR SALE

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SECLUSION (1)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 70 x 60 cm 
Catalogue No. OC209 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SECLUSION (2)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 70 x 60 cm 
Catalogue No. OC212 
FOR SALE

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SOLITUDE (1)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 60 x 90 cm 
Catalogue No. OC205 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (2)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 60 x 90 cm 
Catalogue No. OC206 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (3)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 50 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC207 
SOLD

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SOLITUDE (4)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 50 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC208 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (5)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 70 x 100 cm 
Catalogue No. OC210 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (6)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 70 x 100 cm 
Catalogue No. OC211 
SOLD

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SOLITUDE (7)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 50 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC214 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (8)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 50 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC215 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) SOLITUDE (9)
 
Original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 50 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC216 
FOR SALE

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NATASHA
The epitome of a young women of the new century, and my muse and model for the journey we shared in the creation of this body of work.

NATASHA : STUDY FOR ROCK CHICK 2
 
An original work in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 61 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S588 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) NATASHA : STUDY FOR NAKED IN THE MOONLIGHT
 
An original work in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed and stamped. 
Image size 42 x 61 cm 
Catalogue No. S587 
SOLD

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ROCK CHICK (1)
 
Natasha series... young idealism, to make the world a better place.

An original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 80 x 90 cm 
Catalogue No. OC162 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) WHAT IF... I was in the land of the Pharaohs
 
Natasha`s dream to travel to exotic places

An original oil on canvas painting. 
Image size 80 x 90 cm 
Catalogue No. OC170 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) WHAT IF... I walked barefoot in a Moroccan Palace.
 
Natasha`s sensual dream.

An original oil on canvas painting 
Image size 100 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC169 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) WHAT IF... I was the girl with a pearl earring (1)
 
Natasha`s dream to be in the movies.

An original oil on canvas painting 
Image size 60 x 50 cm 
Catalogue No. OC172 
FOR SALE

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CABARET
Conceived as a homage to the film genre, first brought to the big screen in 1972 with Liza Minnelli in the lead role as Sally Bowles.

CABARET
 
`Interpretation of Sally Bowles` overture to the show stopping `Mein Herr`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S493 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
`A reflection of Bob Fosse`s brilliant choreography`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S510 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
`Inside the Berlin nightclub`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S511 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
`Getting ready to perform`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S496 
SOLD

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CABARET
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S508 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S499 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S509 
SOLD

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CABARET
 
`The sexiness of Fosse`s dance routines`

Original oil on canvas painting 
Image size 70 x 60 cm 
Catalogue No. OC148 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CABARET
 
`The decadence of it all`

Original oil on prepared board work 
Image size 53 x 40 cm 
Catalogue No. OP241 
SOLD

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JEANNE D`ARC
Depicted by artists over many centuries as conqueror and martyr. I was anxious to reflect, at least in part, a modern, feminine and vulnerable girl.

JEANNE D`ARC (3)
 
`Joan of Arc, patron saint of France and national heroine`

Original painting in oil on canvas 
Image size 80 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC126 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) JEANNE D`ARC (1)
 
`Joan of Arc, patron saint of France and national heroine`

Original painting in oil on canvas 
Image size 100 x 80 cm 
Catalogue No. OC124 
SOLD

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LIBERTÉ 5 (Jeanne)
 
`The little Maid of Orleans`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist 
Image size 55 x 45 cm 
Catalogue No. S430 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) LIBERTÉ 1 (Jeanne)
 
`The little Maid of Orleans`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist 
Image size 55 x 45 cm 
Catalogue No. S471 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) LIBERTÉ 2 (Jeanne)
 
`The little Maid of Orleans`

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist 
Image size 55 x 45 cm 
Catalogue No. S472 
SOLD

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MELISSA SERIES
An endeavour to capture a little of the essence and spirit of emerging womanhood

GOOD MORNING (2)
 
From the Melissa series

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S505 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) MELISSA
 
From the Melissa series

Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist 
Image size 60 x 43 cm 
Catalogue No. S500 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) LA BEAUTÉ
 
From the Melissa series

Original work in oil on prepared board. 
Image size 60 x 48 cm 
Catalogue No. OP243 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) LA BEAUTÉ
 
From the Melissa series

Original work in oil on prepared board. 
Image size 60 x 48 cm 
Catalogue No. OP244 
SOLD

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DÉSHABILLÉ
`Undressed` - a series of work originally commissioned by an American collector, depicting a young women at the turn of the century.

DÉSHABILLÉ (1)
 
Original work in oil on gesso paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 53 x 37 cm 
Catalogue No. OP263 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) DÉSHABILLÉ (2)
 
Original work in oil on gesso paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 53 x 37 cm 
Catalogue No. OP264 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) DÉSHABILLÉ
 
Original work in oil on prepared board 
Image size 53 x 40 cm 
Catalogue No. OP264 
SOLD

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DARK ANGEL
A body of nude and semi-nude work portraying the beauty and sensuality of black women.

DARK ANGEL
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 48 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S274 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) DARK ANGEL
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 48 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S273 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) DARK ANGEL
 
Original study in graphite & oil on vellum paper, signed by the artist. 
Image size 48 x 33 cm 
Catalogue No. S268 
FOR SALE

 (click to enlarge) DARK ANGEL
 
Original work in oil on prepared board 
Image size 103 x 82 cm 
Catalogue No. OP154 
SOLD

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