June 2, 2020

I am delighted to have been asked to do an online interview for Zoneone Arts Australia for their “in conversation with” series. Zoneone Arts provide online interviews that showcase people in the Arts and Creative industry around   the world. Deborah Blakeley asked some...

May 15, 2020

This month the collection I would like to share with you is The Lowry Lockdown Collection. Inspired by L.S. Lowry, this collection of 6 Lowry style paintings has kept my mind occupied during the lockdown. Lowry is best known for painting industrial scenes in the North...

May 1, 2020

With hope and luck galleries should open this month as no online experience can parallel the emotion of seeing a good piece of art in person, often falling in love right there on the spot! In these changing times David Henty Art is offering a private viewing of your fa...

April 15, 2020

With Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday on the 15th April, my painting of the month is probably his most well-known and arguably the most famous in the world.

The Mona Lisa is described as “the best known, the most visited, the most sung about and the most parodied artwork in...

April 1, 2020

Firstly I hope you’re all keeping well during these challenging times.  There’ve been numerous articles in the media relating to art in times of crisis, with many finding solace in art, and indeed unleashing their creative side! Also, many of the world’s leading museum...

March 18, 2020

Sitting at home staring at the walls?

Why not stare at this wicker basket piled high with fruit instead? A rendition of Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit!

Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit was first mentioned in 1607 in the will of Cardinal Federico Borromeo and subsequently in th...

March 2, 2020

Contrary to how it might feel right now, spring is in the air!

What a start to the year it’s been, with the Coronavirus closing galleries and museums across the globe. Being an artist, however, is possibly the best job to have at the moment. For me, self-isolation is id...

February 15, 2020

John William Waterhouse is known for depicting beautiful, powerful, and ultimately tragic women from both ancient Greek mythology and Arthurian legend.

This solitary portrayal of Shakespeare’s young star-crossed heroine who strived to express the purity of her love towa...

February 3, 2020

The month of January has flown by with much of my time spent with John William Waterhouse.! Yes, you read that right. I’m busy recreating some of his most famous paintings, finding the sheer amount of detail he injects into his mythological and romantic paintings both...

January 13, 2020

NO MEAT THIS JANUARY… A painting after Chaim Soutines’ ‘Carcasse de Boeuf’.Soutine was born near Minsk in what was then Russia in 1893, in a poor Lithuanian-Jewish area but moved to Paris in 1913 to the artist area of Montmartre where he met friend and fellow artist Mo...

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