3 Girls
1999
acrylic & oil on paper
35cm x 25cm
a magical moment
2000
acrylic & oil on paper
75cm x 56cm
Boys at war
1996
pencil, ink & acrylic on paper
17.5cm x 20cm
cave world
1996
pencil, ink, acrylic and sparkles on paper
20cm x 15cm
flowers at night
1999
acrylic on paper
17.5cm x 22.5cm
icecream cake girls
2000
acrylic & oil on paper
74cm x 54cm
adventure island
2000
acrylic & oil on paper
75cm x 56cm
Big Golden Moon
1996
acrylic & oil on paper
34cm x 40cm
Ocean Nymphs 2
2001
acrylic & oil on paper
60cm x 20cm
mary poppins and Friends
1993
acrylic on paper
28cm x 20cm
moon rave
2002
acrylic & oil on paper
15cm x 20cm
pub on the wharf
1997
acrylic & oil on paper
35cm x 50cm
party Girls
2001
acrylic & oil on paper
25cm x 15cm
Flying over Strawberry Hill
2002
acrylic & oil on paper
25cm x 15cm
the flag hill
1997
acrylic & oil on paper
35cm x 50cm
the messengers
2000
acrylic & oil on paper
71cm x 54cm
whale of a time
1999
acrylic & oil on paper
50cm x 35cm
     
         
Obie began to combine acrylic paint along with pencil and ink on paper in the mid 1990’s. His early compositions on paper using mixed media were similar in theme to his pencil and ink drawings - colourful houses and stickmen - he then began to flesh out his stickmen as in ‘Mary Poppins and friends - 1993’. He began experimenting with texture again and his paintings were combinations of textured forgrounds with flat backgrounds upon which he would paint his figures. The combination of texture and smoothness in his paintings creates dramatic effect and the feeling that the figures are alive. He began to put the sun and moon in most of his paintings ,”because I like to paint them” he says. He has perfected the jagged and molten cheese look of the moon and often places them as the central character.

 
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