THE FIRST OF 100 PORTRAITS OF SOLDIERS
The relationship between artists and soldiers is a long one. Rembrandt , Dix, Palmer, Bone, Orpen, Nash, Goya, to name a few, painted soldiers or produced work on military themes.
Tom in this project has abandoned his usual abstraction to turn incisive eye to the human condition in the context of conflict.
Started in 2012, over the next few years he will paint 100 portraits of individuals who have served their country You can follow the development of this project as new images will be added when
they become available,
Images can be mouse clicked to enlarge or run as a slide show. All images are 90 x 100cm; approximately and are executed on Kraft paper in watercolour, pastel or acrylic or a mixture of all three.
You can read about these soldiers by clicking this link SOLDIERS PDF
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