Cheltenham Art


Author and Artist Andy Lloyd

Andy Lloyd's 'Caribbean Collection'

My friends Jackie and Joe have commissioned a number of paintings from me down the years.  They asked me to paint scenes from the Caribbean originally carried out by local artists there.  Reproduction of other artist's work isn't the usual thing I do, but given that these paintings are only intended to hang in Jackie's house in Gloucester, I can't see much harm in it.

As the years have gone by this has become quite a collection.  The next project for Jackie is an aboriginal portrait.  Joe Paris, her husband, isn't quite so sure about that one. The following pictures aren't great quality photos, I'm afraid, but you'll get the idea. 

If anyone can find websites of the original artists, I'd gladly link them.  It's a challenge to paint in the style of another artist, but a good learning experience as well.  Here's the latest in this series, painted in 2011 and reproducing the illustration "Ferry Inn" by Adolphe Duperly circa 1860:


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