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Painting this one was an intense experience. The expansiveness of the painting gestures was so gorgeous, I could not stop. The energy was all consuming. I had to paint on another canvas just to work it all off. 38 more words


From a distance

Girl and wolf

Finished another girl and wolf piece as I explore ways of building layers of color into the whites. 10 more words


Countess de Peach.

This is a strange little departure for me. I am used to the more dark, awkward elements in my paintings. This one is almost pleasing. I love all the stuff going on around her hair. 20 more words


Messy Charcoal Stuff...

I can’t say I’ve ever spent any real amount of time with charcoal, I’m feeling the need to change things up a little around here, so I gave it a go and was quite pleased with the (albeit it ‘messy’) results…

Aaron Pocock

A Sleeping Beauty...

I have three paintings, in various stages of completion, of this lovely lady on the go right now, it’s a joy to work on some figurative stuff… 13 more words

Aaron Pocock


110 – 125 cm,  Oil on canvas


Titanium white with yellow ochre and cobalt blue, after Jacob Huysmans, 'Portrait of Izaak_Walton' 2016

Oil on board, 250mm x 170mm

(Izaak walton (1593 – 1683)  authored the definitive book on fishing ‘The Compleat Angler’ which describes the Fordwich Trout found in the River Stour just outside Canterbury)

Figurative Art