Thursday, 16 February 2017

Reeves & Mortimer

Here's a double portrait I produced to honour the 25th Anniversary of Reeves & Mortimer. I tend to be inspired to paint people I admire or respect and this is no different, I remember being knocked sideways when these two first aired on channel 4, I had seen nothing like it.
They were & remain the kings of comedy & lords of the daft.

Jim seemed to like it
"It's great, well done, I look like me Dad. Must be that bulbous nose you've given us". 

Another example of that saying 'never meet your heroes' being absolute codswallop

Paul Smith

My portrait of fashion designer Sir Paul Smith, I was lucky enough to get this to his office, courtesy of an old friend. Paul was kind enough to sign it & write back