Portrait of John James Joseph Wade

99 year old World War Two - Rat of Tobuk War Veteran sits and has a lovely chat with artist Leon Holmes as he works through a quick pre sketch and a slightly longer portrait study painted in oils. The painting was produced as a part of the 2017 ANZAC Commemorative Service and Portrait of a Veteran Exhibition at Comet Bay College, Western Australia.

Portrait of Mr Willy

A portrait is more than a painting. this Short film Shows some of studies in process while conducting intimate communication between the subject and the artist. Beginning with a short interview and ending with the presentation of the final studio produced painted portrait.

Studio work form a Plein Air Study

Working up a studio painting using a small plein air study painted on location.   See how Leon uses artistic license to adjust the composition for a painting that gives full impact of light.

Plein Air to Studio

This video is about How a small plein air study was used to paint a larger studio painting.

Outback Exhibition

A short video with highlights of an interview with the artist from the opening night of the Outback Exhibition by Leon Holmes. Held at A&A Art Display in Perth Australia 2016.