Monday, 20 May 2019

Arundhati Roy..

Suzanna Arundhati Roy is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things, which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997 and became the biggest-selling book by a non-expatriate Indian author.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Twitter portrait challenge..

here's my take on the studio portrait challenge...

Courtesan Dreaming a Lucky New Year Dream’, woodblock print, ink on paper by Isoda Koryusai

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Friday, 26 April 2019

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Greta Thunberg..

Greta Ernman Thunberg ( born 3 January 2003) is a Swedish climate activist who has been described as a role model for worldwide student activism.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Thursday Twitter challenge..

Thursday #PortraitChallenge! Dr Albert Barnes, painted in oils on canvas by Giorgio De Chirico in 1926.@StudioTeaBreak

Monday, 15 April 2019

Dyan Cannon...

Dyan Cannon is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. She has been nominated for three Academy Awards.

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Thursday twitter portrait challenge...

my rather rushed attempt Thursday #PortraitChallenge!  ‘Self portrait in blue’ by Marguerite Vallet-Gilliard (lived 1888-1918, portrait date unknown)

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Ida Lupino..

Ida Lupino was an English-American actress, singer, director, and producer. She is widely regarded as one of the most prominent, and one of the only, female filmmakers working during the 1950s in the Hollywood studio system. 

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Gloria Stuart...

Gloria Frances Stuart was an American actress, visual artist, and activist. She was initially known for her roles as a contract player in the 1930s and 1940s, though she would garner widespread fame later in life for her critically acclaimed role in the film Titanic..

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Twitter portrait Challenge..


Thursday !✏️ Ethel Bartlett, painted by Laura Knight in 1926 ..here's my attempt..hope you like it....

Nostalgia...

Who remembers Olivia Newton-John as Sandy in the film Grease 1978..

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Giulietta Masina..

Giulietta Masina (22 February 1921 – 23 March 1994) was an Italian film actress, best known for her performances of Gelsomina in La Strada (1954) and Cabiria in Nights of Cabiria(1957). Both films won Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and were described by their director Federico Fellini as having been "inspired" by Masina's "humanity

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Proust...

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust, known as Marcel Proust, was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu, published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Twitter portrait Challenge..

@StudioTeaBreak Thursday #PortraitChallenge! Corporal J. M. Robins, Women's Auxiliary Air Force, painted by Laura Knight in oils on canvas in 1941 .Here's my try...hope you like it..

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Thursday twitter challenge

Thursday #PortraitChallenge @StudioTeaBreak Tlāloc, Aztec god of rain, water, and fertility, usually shown with goggles; terracotta sculpture created by an unknown artist sometime between 600-900 AD..hope you like my take on him....

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Twitter portrait challenge...

this is my take of  Frederick Gustavus Burnaby, painted in oils on panel in 1870 by James Tissot

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Samantha Eggar Portrait..

Samantha Eggar is an English-American film, stage, television, and voice actress. After beginning her career in Shakespearean theatre, she rose to fame for her performance in William Wyler's thriller The Collector.

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Twitter portrait challenge...

this weeks challenge is  Brass helmet mask for the Ododua ritual. Edo artist unknown, 18th century, from Benin, Nigeria  but when I saw it I immediately thought of Mr T from the "A" Team...so I combined the two...

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Rene Russo..

Rene Marie Russo is an American actress, producer, and former model. Russo began her career as a fashion model in the 1970s, appearing on several magazine covers such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan.

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Maud Wagner..

Maud Wagner, circus performer and the first known female tattoo artist in the United States.

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Anton Du Beke...

Anthony Paul Beke (born 20 July 1966), known professionally as Anton du Beke, is a British ballroom dancer, singer and television presenter, best known as a professional dancer on the BBC One celebrity dancing show, Strictly Come Dancing, since the show began in 2004. His professional dance partner since 1997 has been Erin Boag.

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Ellen Mary..

Here's my version of - Ellen Mary in a White Coat, painted in oils on canvas by Mary Cassatt around 1896.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Selika Lazevski..

Thursday My Selika Lazevski from a photograph taken in 1891 at the studio of Paul Nadar in Paris.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Jayne Mansfield..


Jayne Mansfield was an American film, theater, and television actress. She was also a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates.

Monday, 21 January 2019

Dolores del Rio..


Dolores del Río was a Mexican actress. She was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s.

Saturday, 19 January 2019

" Shoulders back lovely boy..."

Windsor Davis RIP..
Was a retired British actor who acted in many films and TV shows between 1964 and 2004. He is best known for playing the part of Battery Sergeant Major Williams in the British sitcom It Ain't Half Hot...

Friday, 18 January 2019

Betty White..


Betty Marion White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any female entertainer.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Carol Channing..RIP


Debonair stage actress and singer who created many enduring roles, but best known as Dolly in HELLO DOLLY!

Nancy Pelosi..


Nancy Patricia Pelosi is an American politician serving as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since January 2019; she had previously served as Speaker from 2007 to 2011. I wonder what she has in mind for the gavel.?

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Jeff Bezos..


Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, CEO, and president of Amazon.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Olivia Coleman as Queen Anne....

She is an English actress who has just won a golden globe for her part as Queen Anne in the film The Favourite...

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Diana Dors...

Diana Dors (born Diana Mary Fluck; 23 October 1931 – 4 May 1984) was an English film actress and singer. She first came to public notice as a blonde bombshell in the style of American Marilyn Monroe,

Friday, 4 January 2019

Rachel Weisz..


Rachel Hannah Weisz is a British-American actress. She began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in Inspector Morse, Scarlet and Black, and Advocates II. She made her film debut in Death Machine .

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

RIP Mean Gene..


Eugene Arthur Okerlund also known by his ring name "Mean" Gene Okerlund, is a semi-retired American professional wrestling interviewer, announcer and wrestler.

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Claudia Cardinale...


Claudia Cardinale is an Italian Tunisian film actress and sex symbol who appeared in some of the most acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s, mainly Italian or French, but also in several English films.