This large Triptych was inspired by The Silmarillion and has been a work in progress for many months.Finally the bespoke frame arrived and is now hanging in my studio along with the paintings.

The frame was designed by me but created by the master carvers at John Davies Framers workshop.The painting is due for exhibition along with several other works by me in 2014.



Having spent several years producing large canvases based on Tolkien’s epic tales, it was decided my next painting should be time lapsed for posterity. The canvas I will be working on is: 72 x 120 inches (183 x 305 cms),  this will take a few months to complete so for me it’s an exciting opportunity to see my work evolve over a shorter time via time lapse.

This venture will form part of a documentary currently being filmed, which will cover my artwork on Tolkien, Album covers and festival

The film company producing the documentary!bloodlinesmovie/c6xr

The image above shows me preparing the canvas.


Wacken Foundation T-shirt

I’m delighted to once again produce a design for my good friends at Wacken. My last Shirt design for Wacken was in 2002 the same year I produced the artwork for Blind Guardian’s A Night at the Opera and my first visit to Wacken. This design is for their foundation something I’m more than happy to support given the foundation’s ethos is akin to my own.



Creating the frames for my Tolkien inspired paintings has always been a collaboration between John Davies and Peter Nahum, however on this occasion the design of the frame was created by me whilst the hard part was created by the talented craftsmen at John’s workshop.


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