Work in Progress

This part of my website gives you a insight into the production of my paintings. Below is the current painting I am working on and the links on the left will take you to previous works in progress.  To view any unsold original paintings click here or to buy Limited Edition prints of my work click here

Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 6 of painting

Im pleased to say this painting is finally complete. The painting is based in1964 so the Duchess engine is coming to the end of her working life which I hope I have portrayed.

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Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 5 of painting

Background now 95% complete, I can now at last move on and start painting the main loco  'City of Leeds'

Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 4 of painting

I now have a good base colour down in the foreground to give me something to work on top of. You may be able to just make out that I have masked the rails off, this will help keep them pure white and clean from any other paint at this stage.

Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 3 of painting

This is the background of my painting nearly complete. I can now start moving forward and paint all the foreground details of tracks etc before I move onto the focal point of the painting the Duchess itself.

Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 2 of painting

Here you can see a small part of the painting (top left hand corner) the detail is now starting to be added. The two locos painted so far are Ivatt 2-6-2 41272 the 7000th loco built at Crewe and black 5 45000 the first black 5 ever built. 

Duchess at Crewe North 1964 - stage 1 of painting

I have not painted as much as I would have liked over the last few months, however this is the first stage of a painting which I have now made a start on. Crewe North year 1964, the main engine in the painting will be a Duchess - City of Leeds 46248