Inspired by the art of Jack Vettriano , 68 year old pensioner Frank Spruce has entered a national competition to create a painting in the artist’s unique style. He saw the competition to seek out an painter in the style of Jack Vettriano in a newspaper
Spruce was so thrilled when he heard that Vettriano would be on the judging panel that he decided he had to enter and sent in a copy of a self-portrait.
” Nobody else will pose for me and sit still long enough so I sat in front of the mirror and painted myself,” said Mr Spruce, from Fir Grove, Paddington.
Frank has put on exhibitions in libraries across the town for the past five years and his paintings have sold well . Vettriano’s paintings include Singing Butler and Dance Me to the End of Love.
The Kelpies prints and gifts
Check out our unique Kelpies prints collection including canvas prints , Kelpies t-shirts and travel mugs .
The The Kelpies prints gift shop has t-shirts , canvas prints , jigsaw puzzles , hoodies and canvas prints.
- Your personal mobile caffeination and art delivery unit
- Insulated stainless steel with removable polycarbonate lid
- Holds 15 oz. (443 ml)
- Base fits in most standard car cup holders (diameter 2.5″ / 6.35 cm)
- Top rack dishwasher-safe
- Wraparound design printed for you when you order
The Kelpies are the largest pieces of equine art in the world , created by Scottish artist Andy Scott. The most successful Scottish artist of all time is Jack Vettriano .
The Kelpies Falkirk tours are available now – visit the Kelpies , the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House on your own private tour of Falkirk
Visit the Kelpies in Falkirk
Looking for things to do in Falkirk ? Why not take the Kelpies Falkirk tour and visit 3 five star attractions ?
The Kelpies, the Falkirk Wheel and Callendar house feature in this tour .
The Kelpies have become one of the top tourist attractions in Scotland with over two million visitors .
Buy your souvenir prints of Scotland from Photogold .