News, views and shoes.*
*There aren’t actually any posts about shoes here. But it rhymed and the rhythm of three works well. Hence the shoes.
Drum roll please (just slap your thighs for effect)… I’m beyond thrilled to announce that I have another ‘string to my bow’. Back in January 2017, I started to work on an adult fiction novel. I love writing and have written many touring shows, TV ideas, radio scripts, newspaper and
They’re super cute, they’re trendy and they’re here. What are, I hear you ask? Only my new FAMs! Yes, these official Fine Art Mugs (FAMs) will make any tea-time super arty. Each 10oz mug is vibrant and adorned with my artwork. There’s four different FAMs in the new set with
It’s almost that time of year… when we think about all the special people who make our lives meaningful. And the usual dilemma; how to show them how much they mean to us? You’d expect me to say it, but there really is nothing quite like a private commission. Receiving
Legendary British model icon and international singer Samantha Fox and I have teamed up to raise funds for the Pink Ribbon Foundation during this month of October as it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sam is an ambassador of the Foundation and works tirelessly to promote the cause which is dear to her
‘I’ve just received my new artwork to add to my growing collection of Jay’s fine art. It’s of me playing the character Private Calfor in Rogue One (Star Wars) along with the Lego version recently released. I love this painting! It’s stunning, perfectly rendered and now has pride of place
Magic Dave continues to storm the magic world… with sets now in the hands and homes of some of the greatest magicians. World Ambassador of Magic Jeff McBride says, ‘Magic Dave is my new hero!’ So, how did ‘Magic Dave’ come to pass? The full story is in this month’s
So, there I was, one particular night of late, feeling like a needed cheering up. So, with pencil and paper, I brainstormed and created Magic Dave. Magic who? Dave. My idea was to paint some pictures of serious performers doing various stage performances and then title them with comical captions.
Well, that’s what collectors tell me. Watching me paint in the studio has a calming effect. Despite the video being without sound, I do often play chilled music… interspersed with a bit of rock, metal and opera! The latest video to be uploaded to my fledgling YouTube channel features me
I’ve recently written a nifty little ebook which will take you roughly the time it takes to enjoy a brew and slice of cake to read. In it, I describe my 6-Simple-Steps to starting your own Fine Art Collection. Many people wonder where and how to begin collecting fine art.
I was finally persuaded! After many collectors enjoyed my recent Tommy Cooper time-lapse video which was part of the Magic Circle’s online celebration of Tommy. The artwork was filmed and sped-up, so you can have a glimpse over my shoulder as I create the original drawing in charcoal. It’s like