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New Boutique Collection from JJ Adams

We are delighted to announce new limited editions just released today from JJ Adams.

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We expect a reasonable allocation of this new work with delivery to us in time for JJ to sign them at our JJ Adams Show in Milton Keynes on Saturday 12 September and are now taking pre-orders.

Just call 01908 666 930 to secure your favourite with payment of a 10 % non refundable deposit.

You will need to collect the work on the day of the show from ARTfull in Milton Keynes. (or if more convenient from Quay Art in Padstow.)

Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Stunning 3D high gloss limited editions of piano themed artwork from new artist Mark Grieves.

MG - Make Your Own Music 51 sq £795
Make Your Own Kind Of Music
mg - singing in the rain 51 sq 795
Singing In The Rain

Black gloss laquer framed, 76 x 76 cm, Edition of 100,

£ 795

About The Artist

Mark’s hugely successful musical series was a complete sell-out with his former publishers and his originals and limited editions often sold within a few days of issue. Due to the painstaking attention to detail original paintings are in short supply leading to a high demand.

These latest limited editions  have a resin finish with 3D elements that give a new dimension to his work which with black and white lacquered frames fuse beautifully with the piano themed artwork.

Newcastle upon Tyne born Mark Grieves admits he would struggle to find work other than painting.

“If I hadn’t have had a talent for painting and drawing I would dread to think what I would have ended up doing as a career. I have no interest in doing anything else. I grew up with fantasy and sci fi art. My bedroom walls were adorned with Rodney Matthews posters. The beauty of creating images that normally wouldn’t exist in real life is what art means to me. Whenever I see photo realistic paintings it fills me with sadness.”

“My method of working is a little bit different from the traditional approach. Normally you would work from light to dark but I find it natural to work in reverse from dark to light. Working exclusively in oils I always start with a completely black canvas and add highlights until I find the balance in contrast. I work hard at composition and at the geometry emphasising light and shadow. I like painting titles to give clues. There is always a strong sense of narrative. I paint what comes into my head, from my imagination. Every original painting is time consuming and can take many weeks to complete but I am confident this shows in the end result.”