The Story Behind 40 works that changed my career 16

acrylic Arsenal Arsenal Fan competition mixed media The Story Behind 40 works that changed my career Thierry Henry

Number 16-The Highbury Goal Machine.

This painting was done for an Art Football Competition( I focused on the highest scoring player for Arsenal, Thierry Henry-He is one of the football players that played the game and scored goals with such flair and fluency- it was almost swagger like or should I use his words VaVa VOOOMMM!!!)but it got rejected, and you may wonder why it changed my career. Well,...

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The Story Behind 40 works that changed my career 12

acrylic Arsenal Arsenal Fan Barclays Premiership ink mixed media

Number 12-The Agony and the Ecstasy

This painting was done in acrylics and ink, It shows an Arsenal fan(I used myself as the model)- by taking pictures of myself in both moods, joyful and then in despair. I planned the composition to reveal both moods but allowing the joyful mood to prevail. It was done in 2 days but took weeks and weeks of planning and thinking. The results came on the 1st of...

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The Emmanuel Adebayo Scissors Kick

Arsenal coloured pencil emmanuel adebayo football football fan Scissors Kick sketches soccer

As some of you might know I am a football fan and I started art and everything about drawing years back when I was 6 or so. I started by drawing my favourite football players. This love has never left me and that's why you can see me here pausing the video at each step of a brilliant scissors kick that Emmanuel Adebayo executed in Arsenal's game against Villareal in the Champions League on Tuesday...

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A CRACKING FINISH! 16" x 10", Mixed Media, 2008

Arsenal football mixed media Robin Van Persie

This was the moment before Robin Van Persie smacked in a cracker against Chelsea last weekend! I love a bit of football(soccer) and to get this image I had to pause the video.

My goal here was to capture that feel just before the ball was shot and the motions that go along with such highly competitive sports!

He actually hit that ball in the top corner!

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Barclays Finding Fan Gogh- the privelege to watch Arsenal play

Arsenal Barclays Premiership Emirates Finding Fan Gogh

Last year in my I was one of the 5 runners ups in the "Finding Fan Gogh" competition organized by The Barclay's Premiership. That award one me £1,000 and a pair of tickets to watch Arsenal play at the Emirates. I only used the opportunity last Saturday and it was an amazing experience. Arsenal won 3-0! Apart from that the stadium and the atmosphere inside it while the game was on was ELECTRIC!

As a...

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