Joey Dunlop’s body is pretty much done now on my 2000 125 Ultra Lightweight Isle of Man TT oil painting. I will complete his left glove when doing his left leg too. This is just a detail crop from the full painting.
Here’s my oil painting of Legendary TT racer Joey Dunlop in the 2000 Ultra Lightweight TT on his beloved 125 two stroke Honda motorcycle. This short work in progress time-lapse and shows the section of Joey’s Arai Crash helmet being painted.
In October 2016 I was contacted by Craig Watson, UK Sales Director of Kawasaki UK, about a possible painting of Jonathan Rea as it was looking ever likely that Jonathan would win back to back World Superbike championship titles on the ZX-10R.
When it came to the last race weekend at Local International Circuit in Qatar Jonathan secured the WSB title in the first race and the secret project began.
I was really blessed to produce this piece of art of TT Legend Joey Dunlop that is endorsed by his family. When launched just under a year ago it was a release of 350 Giclée fine art prints. Now there are less than 80 of the prints remaining and will more than likely sell out before Christmas of 2016. Continue reading
Arty shot of me with the original oil on linen canvas painting of Joey Dunlop on his way to his 24th Isle of Man TT victory in 2000. Riding the iconic Honda VTR SP1.
Family endorsed fine art prints are online at www.billyart.co.uk
Quick little Vlog on my latest three art projects. Joey Dunlop, Jonathan Rea and Guy Martin oil paintings.