Wednesday, 12 October 2016


This painting was a commission for  one of the stall-holders at a Science Fiction convention, who wanted it as a wedding anniversary gift to his wife.

The brief was a female fighter in my style.  I like that kind of commission, as it does not require me to try to read my client’s mind ...

I had recently read Mary Gentle’s book Ash, set in a alternate history fifteenth century Burgundy and, hence, produced this painting.

I have an advantage when painting plate armour, as I am a medieval battlefield re-enactor;  not only do I own some, but I know how it works when you are wearing it.

Until next time


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