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The latest work and how james creates his paintings

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This painting in progress of the stereophonics has been signed by Kelly Jones "have a nice day Kelly"

The first painting shown came from a commission by Natalie Appleton of AllSaints and Appleton fame. The commission of Liam has included his love of Ostriches.

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The idea

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The Lennon on Lennon painting for the "Into the fire" exhibition went through quite a few changes

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In the end it all came down to balance

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Signed by the brothers from UB40 after meeting James before a TV show Ali Canpbell signed this "Labour of Love"

More detail

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It didn't start out as it ended up the christlike figure on the left had to go

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This was a very difficult painting not least because it contains an original peice of John Lennon's own work in the canvas.....

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Signed by Liza when she met James in London this painting should be finished soon

The finished article (note how he decided to change the direction of the background birds)

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Even at this stage I was stuck how to finish this and tried to resist the fourth head in the bottom right corner.

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..... which I had to carefully work around.

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The beginnings of a watercolour of Kim Wilde she has added lyrics from her hit "You Came"

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