630 Sqdn "M"s crew by Woodie

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“M” for Mother crew returning safely from a tour of 31 sorties/operations/missions, at East Kirkby 1944. (Kirkby mis-spelt)

Commission for the rear gunner’s, (on the left) wife.
Acrylic on canvas board 16 × 20 inches 1995
Featured in 2,3,4 Club 21 August 2011
Featured in Cee’s Fun Vintage Transportation group 20th January 2012
Nominated for Artist of the Month in Painters’ Universe, March 2013
Featured in Painters’ Academics, 8 March 2013 and displayed on Facebook.
Featured in Aircraft Of The World, 24 April 2013
Featured in Airplanes & Airports 8 Sept 2013
Over 620 views wef 8 September 2013.

My main interest is painting Aviation Art.
I get a lot of enjoyment researching the historical background behind the picture I’ve been commissioned to paint.
I work in acrylic on my big paintings on canvas board but use water colors, pastels, soft and oil, for smaller pieces.
I also enjoy doing pet portraits in soft pastels on tinted paper, from photographs. Ideal presents for Xmas and birthdays.

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  • james thomas richardson
    james thomas r...over 3 years ago

    had to look at this one as well its great to see how well your doing now lov e every thing about this

  • Thanks James
    I painted this back in 1995. I did a copy for her grandson who was in the Navy at the time,

    – Woodie

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusover 3 years ago

    Great work !

  • Cheers Steve !!

    – Woodie

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    awesome work, well done

  • Thankyou Sir,
    Cheers neil

    – Woodie

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Neil! ~Sam

  • Thanks Sam !

    – Woodie

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 3 years ago

    Wonderful piece of work Neil

  • Thanks Barry for all your faves
    Cheers neil

    – Woodie

  • Bob Martin
    Bob Martinover 3 years ago

    Hi Neil, I really like this. Lots of fine detail, can almost feel the crew walking out of the painting.

  • Hi Bob
    It’s was very carefully researched even down to which flying boots different aircrew wore. This photo is not the best I’m afraid.
    Cheers neil

    – Woodie

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    Another great one Neil !!!

  • Cheers Matey !!

    – Woodie

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 3 years ago

    Excellent Neil. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted

    – Woodie

  • Harry Purves
    Harry Purvesover 3 years ago

    Great work Neil, I love the composition and the moody sky in the background. Very atmospheric.

  • Thanks Harry
    The fog is just liftng as well.
    If the weather is wet/damp you can put a shine on the matt painted planes.
    Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

  • Walter Colvin
    Walter Colvinover 3 years ago

    Nice one Neil.

  • Hi Walter
    thanks for your support !!
    Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

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