View In Room
View In Room
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 150.0cm(H) x 70.0cm(W) x 4.0cm(D) / 59.1"(H) x 27.6"(W) x 1.6"(D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Sometimes when I am really busy and my head is full of ideas, bouncing round trying to get, I like to take a deep breath and stand back, it is these times I like to paint my Monks, it calms me helps, me to relax. I find it very tranquil, peaceful and it takes me back to a time I lived in a Temple.
It was a very rural Temple with part of it built into a mountainside and I enjoyed the peacefulness of the place but I decided it wasn’t the life for me.
When I was there, it was the rainy season, and very early before dawn, the monks would go walking for alms collecting food and bringing it back to the temple where it would be shared with whoever was there.
I have sent my work to over 38 countries and to some great landmarks such as Berkeley Square in London’s Mayfair, 5th Ave New York, Malibu beach in California, Hong Kong, Monaco, Monte Carlo and Singapore.
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Hometown: Nakhon Sawan
Lives and Works: Koh Samui
Over the last few months, the world has indeed gone mad, and my heart goes out to all those who are affected and sadly lost their life because of Coronavirus.
My family and I have been in self-imposed lockdown for a while now only going out for food shopping, I buy all my oils and canvases online most of my oils coming from the UK, and I am well stocked on both and aim to keep on painting
I wanted a little humour in my work and had this in mind when I painted Going going gone and Steak and chips I think they highlight some of the madness we are experiencing at the moment.
I have been heartened that my works are still selling, In the last few weeks, I have sent my work to the UK, to the East & West coast of America, Germany, Singapore, Taiwan and a couple of places I've not had the shipping details yet. Only today I had a painting delivered to New York and received a messaged they love the work. I was watching a news clip last night about the deserted streets of NY and thought of my painting on the way there.
There are good teams still supporting me, my online galleries the courier services and the strong message from all that it's business (maybe not as usual) but as best we can, and I give thanks to them all. And my collectors where would we be without them?
Painting is my life, and if my work brings a little joy and happiness to people, then I can ask no more.
I hope you all stay safe and keep washing your hands.
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