Thursday, 4 June 2015

KEITH PROCTOR , TRUE GRIT , TALK TO THE HAND

Here is a selection of recent paintings , im still painting Jack , he will soon be joined by several new friends 

Talk to the hand , original oil on canvas by Keith Proctor

Wishful , Original painting by Keith Proctor
Love from Jack , original oil by Keith Proctor 
Especially for you , original oil painting by Keith Proctorr
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Cockadoodledoo , original oil by Keith Proctor 
Tough Guy , original painting by Keith Proctor
True Grit , Original oil painting by Keith Proctor 
Butter Fingers by Keith Proctor 

Thursday, 30 October 2014

WHITEWALL GALLERIES / KEITH PROCTOR / JACK OF HEARTS


 The first three paintings shown below are recently published limited edition prints.
 My work is now published by Whitewall Galleries , please contact them should you be interested in any work shown here .Thanks for looking :)

First love ..  Limited edition 

Teddy boy .. Limited edition 

The great escape .. Limited edition 

A day to remember .. original oil on canvas 

That's life .. original oil on canvas 

That's what friends are for .. original oil on canvas 

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

KEITH PROCTOR ORIGINAL PAINTINGS

By the river bank , oil on canvas 

From me to you .. Oil on canvas 

Messing about on the river again .. oil on canvas 



Saturday, 21 September 2013

NEW PAINTINGS

Oil on canvas , Friends for life  20"x 20"

Oil on canvas , One little flower 20"x 20"  

Oil on canvas .. Daft as a brush 30"x 40"

Oil on canvas , Rock on 24"x 18" .. study two  

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

All the rage / Original Oil on canvas 

Footsteps / Original oil on canvas 

Maybe next time / Original oil on canvas 

Sorry / Original oil on canvas 
Some new oil paintings above , this weekend i will be at the Original art shop in Derby on Saturday from 12- 3pm and on Sunday at The Original art shop Stoke on Trent "Trentham retail village" 12-3pm .

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Keith Proctor original oil paintings

Bear Hug 40"x 30" 

Missing you 40"x 30" 

Don't get me started 20"x 20"
Its been a while , shown above are two recent oil paintings and one from last year ( Dont get me started ) , the title "Don't get me started" was suggested by a chap i met at a show after i described the painting to him , i really like it , its good to add a little humour so thanks to him .
I have quite few shows coming up and will put the details up soon , thanks to the those who have "Liked" me on Facebook , I'm probably the only person on the planet who doesn't use it so i thought i had better get with it ! , i suppose it will grow on me in time .
I haven't been painting as much recently , "not intentionally" ive just slowed to a crawl for some reason , i suppose its good to slow down or leave it for a while every now and again  , ill come back refreshed and all that . Click a image to enlarge 

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

KEITH PROCTORS ART BLOG

DOWN HILL RACER : Original oil 20" x 20" available direct , keithproctor@live.co.uk
There is a lot of paint on this one , i recently started using super heavy gesso which is basically a thick white primer used to prepare the canvas before painting , i apply it with a pallet knife , let it dry and then coloured the surface blue and green before painting .
 To paint the snow i used Titanium white mixed with Turquoise and a large flat brush , snow changes colour throughout the day reflecting the colour of the sky and it looked Turquoise, the red sledge is the opposite of green and the blue of his wellies is the opposite to the orange of his hands , happy with this :)
CLICK THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE .

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

KEITH PROCTOR ORIGINAL PAINTING .. Any minute now

"Any minute now" ..  Original oil on canvas 24"x18" framed for sale
please email 
keithproctor@live.co.uk  for details .. Trade enquiries welcome.   

Friday, 22 February 2013

KEITH PROCTOR

High Hopes Original oil 20" x 20"available from Westover Gallery 

Friday, 15 February 2013

KEITH PROCTOR ORIGINAL PAINTINGS

Close Encounter / Original oil  24" x 24"
This is a recent original oil painting , i did a few preparatory sketches first which i don't normally do , i think it did help, a while ago i completed a similar painting to this but though i would try again , i wanted a little more dry brush , a little more warmth and very loose brush strokes so had to be confident and quick , "looks simple" but effective i hope ,  i am pleased with it , never totally happy though , i think that's what keeps most "Artists / Painters" going . 
It is for sale and available direct :  please email keithproctor@live.co.uk for details .

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

LARGE SKETCHES please note all of these sketches are sold

Butter Fingers 


Freewheeling 
Me and Him 



Hello Mr Bumblebee

Boys will be boys 
The large sketches shown above are for sale , they are size A1.. 84cm x 59cm , they are charcoal / pastel on  coloured board , Trade enquiries welcome , others available .
Please Email keithproctor@live.co.uk for more information .

Sunday, 9 December 2012

KEITH PROCTOR WEBSITE / BLOG

Boing , Boing , Boing  oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches .This painting was completed during the summer time , the idea came from watching the kids competing at Jacks school summer fair. 

Monday, 12 November 2012

KEITH PROCTOR ARTIST

This is a painting i did in 2010 , it is of Jack and his little buddy the Bumble Bee , now such good friends he has the Bee on a lead .     Title  : "Would you believe it"  

Sunday, 4 November 2012

KEITH PROCTOR YOU TUBE VIDEO


I was born ready , please click HERE  to watch the video.. 
Hi , i have been making a few sketching videos recently and uploading them to You Tube , i really enjoy doing them , its been a while since i did the last one , it adds a little pressure when you know you are being watched ! .
Thank you to the people who came along to my recent Exhibitions at Cardiff, Exeter and the Original art shop at Trentham .

Friday, 28 September 2012

KEITH PROCTOR EXHIBITION DATES 2012

Messing about on the river      

Where dreams come true       
My Exhibition dates for the rest of this year this year are as follows : ....... 

Glasgow       Castle Galleries          Sept 29th .... 1-4pm
Newcastle       "             "               Oct 6th .... 1-4pm
Cardiff Bay     "             "               Oct 20th .... 1-4pm   
Exeter             "             "               Oct 21st .... 12-4pm 
Cambridge      "             "               Nov 3rd .... 1-4pm
Nottingham     "             "               Nov 17th .... 1-4pm
Wolverhampton            "               Nov 18th .... 12-3pm
Leeds                           "               Nov 24th .... 1-4p
Chester        Castle Galleries         Dec 1st .... 12-3pm
Leamington  Castle Galleries         Dec 15th .... 12-3pm


Sunday, 23 September 2012

KEITH PROCTORS ART BLOG

Watching you ,watching me  .....  Oil on canvas 40" x 30"    Sold  
The large painting shown above was completed a few months ago , it was one of a number i did of Jack and Ted along with some of Rubie , Lily or Sadie and Ted  , i have put Ted to bed so to speak "for now anyway" , one thing about Ted is he doesn't  grow any older , i mean in size , obviously he is getting on a little but he isn't getting any bigger so he will always be there to paint "as is" , so i can go back and paint Ted any time i like .
Jack is now seven and has out grown the little "Jack the lad" look , i feel quite sad to have left that little fella behind but at the same time i am very proud to see him growing up into the lovely little boy he is , i have his black engine drivers hat hanging on the wall in the studio and it looks very lonely indeed .
  I still have a massive amount of photos of him from when he was around 4 years old so i will use them as reference material for some time yet , i have recently done about 10 paintings of him age seven , they are of him fishing and generally messing about on the river , most of them are set in the early evening with the sun setting behind him which gives a nice reflection in the water and a silhouette appearance to Jack , ( i will post one on here soon )  i am pleased with them and will be doing a few more. 
  I have 11 exhibitions planned before Christmas starting with Glasgow on the 29th September so will post the details on here soon .
Jack

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

KEITH PROCTOR ORIGINALS DIRECT

Boing Boing , Teds in the sack race ! , small original oil  study on canvas 12" x 16" 

Ready Steady Go , small original oil study on canvas 12" x 16"

Scary Monster , original oil on canvas 12"x 24"   

Monday, 3 September 2012

KEITH PROCTOR ARTIST BLOG

Love Letter , NEW ltd edition available from Castle Galleries 

Im Leaving ,NEW ltd edition available from Castle Galleries 

Double Trouble , NEW ltd edition available from Castle Galleries 

Party Time , NEW ltd edition available from Castle Galleries 

Its the real thing , Original Oil completed April 2012    

Just the two of us , Original Oil completed March 2012   

Float like a Butterfly , Original Oil completed April 2012