I painted this mermaid playing with her friendly sea horse. The original painting was done on a hand prepared gesso panel.
Sorry, but the original sold some time ago!
John Silver B.A. GEA
Born 1959 in Macclesfield Cheshire. United Kingdom.
John began drawing and painting at the age of 5 and he knew from that early age, that all he wanted to be was an artist!
John is self taught and has spent most of his life studying the techniques and knowledge of the Old Masters in great detail. He is one of the very few artists who still use these 500 year old techniques, which sometimes includes making his own oil paints and mediums.
His major influences being...
Born 1959 in Macclesfield Cheshire. UK. I am a professional artist and am (thankfully) known worldwide for my Canine artwork. Though I also paint many other subjects such as figuratives, nudes, fantasy, equestrian and landscapes. I have over 100 limited edition prints published by the major publishers over the last 25 years or so and also many self published prints.
I am self taught and I knew I wanted to be an artist by the age of five years old!
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I have spent most of my life studying the techniques and knowledge of the Old Masters in great detail. Much of what they knew has been lost unfortunately, but with careful study and hard work, their...
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