13th Nov 2015Posted in: News Comments Off on New release – Early Morning Ride

I have two great passtimes, both of which I love; riding my motorbike and creating art. During a recent personal challenge to create “quick sketches” I made a pencil drawing of a biker and left it part-finished, mainly due to the time restraint I had given myself to create a  “quick sketch in 30-minutes”. A […]

15th Sep 2014Posted in: News Comments Off on Black Country Boat Festival

13th and 14th September 2014 work exhibited at The Black Country Boat Festival (BCBF). Great two days, loads of interest and weather remained warm so combined with a huge beer tent resulted in lots of people attending the event.

3rd Feb 2014Posted in: News Comments Off on Jennifer & Angelo

Derek has a unique style in capturing the feeling of the moment as well as the likeness of his subject. Jennifer was a fun loving, devoted wife to Angelo……the inspiration behind Derek’s latest work “For the Love of My Wife”. This artwork is Derek’s personal tribute to Jennifer and Angelo, the original he hopes soon […]

Latest work
2nd Jan 2014Posted in: News Comments Off on Latest work

Derek’s unique individual style of capturing the fun he sees in the people around him is proving extremely popular. He has recently completed several pieces of work for clients not just in the UK but in Germany, Australia and the United States. Derek sees in people things that to most of us are not evident, […]

Jubilee Painting
25th Sep 2012Posted in: News 0

Well its finally complete….the painting which I started in London when I was invited by The BBC to “capture the moment”. Its been a long haul as the original was badly damaged in the wind and rain. Looking forward now to the exhibition in London where the paintings by the twenty artists from the Millenium […]

Derek presenting Anneka Rice with his painting
4th Jun 2012Posted in: News 0

Derek presenting Anneka Rice with the painting he created for her depicting some of her achievements to date including the days presentation at The Queens Diamond Jubilee. Anneka was amazed to find so many elements in the painting which Derek included following research into her career. Anneka who shares a passion for art commented that […]

The BBC coverage of the Artists at The Queens Diamond Jubilee
4th Jun 2012Posted in: News 0

The day was very challenging for all the artists with high winds and rain. Derek had an issue with keeping his canvas on the easel, resulting in having to tie it down and strap the easel to the bridge. It turned out to be a real challenge painting outside in the elements but one that […]

30th May 2012Posted in: News 1

Derek has recently been invited by the BBC to attend the Queens Jubilee Celebration on the Thames on Sunday 3rd June 2012. Together with another 19 artists he has been invited to “capture the moment” in his unique style from the Millennium Bridge which the BBC have sponsored for the occasion. The BBC will be filming the artists […]

28th May 2012Posted in: News 0

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