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Dready Tawle Boys – Backgammon

Tawle Boys - 40x22 - image

Tawle is an arabic word for backgammon … and i liked the play on words, eh … tall boys, ‘big man business’ … I love backgammon. i started playing when I was young; days with my mother and step-father were steeped in backgammon and scrabble and yahtzee … a

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Dready the Charles Island Boat trip

charles island boat trip - 38x17 - original commission on canvas

it was a commission for a family that lives in connecticut and likes days out on their boat … in long island sound Charles Island is one of those hang out places where people raft up or beach their boats or just use as a vague meeting up point

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Dready new vision, divers with grouper

divers with grouper 2 36x13 limited edition HD archival pigment print

There always seems to be a need for new art and new versions of old favourites and so its a continuing process of creating and adding things into the pool of whats available for different walls in different places, so as not to duplicate, to make each wall different

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dready – field hockey

dready - ‘the old gaol’ – 36×13 inch – limited edition hd archival pigment print

I’ve never played field hockey … I’ve gone to watch it a few times, my sister used to play at school and now a few male friends play here in cayman and so have been to watch twice. but I never really knew the vibe of the game, didn’t

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dready in the highlands

goodbye mr biggles – 30×20 inch – original commission on canvas

many adventures were had in ‘mr biggles’, a morgan 3 wheel car, and the family, in oxford england, that owned it were retiring him for a newer model and wanted to commemorate the fun they’d had. they’d taken mr biggles as far afield as canada and new zealand and

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dready and the first nft auction

cayman’s first ever nft auction followed hot on the heals of cayman art week … I’m making it sound like a big thing deal when really all it was was a blockchain association monthly meet and greet event with a nft explainer chat and a small auction, featuring some

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dreadys in a new space

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the inaugural cayman art week launched in June 2021 and in preparation for it we opened a new dready viewing ‘gallery’ space, in the whitehall house, to replace the one that closed when Picture This shut down, last year … when it’s done it will have 5 + walls

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dready – where’s dready

dready - ‘where’s dready’ 36×12 inch – limited edition HD archival pigment print

somehow I left this dready behind and never posted it as I was working on a series of traditional dreadys … ’cause ya know I still draw both ways. ‘why there isn’t a where’s dready activity book’ … somebody had asked me why didn’t I do a ‘where’s waldo’

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dready – surfer men

dready - 'surfer man' 36×18″ dude version 4 – image

I have been fiddling with a developing series of dreadys using this backdrop, or at least the essence of it, that started with paradise is a beach (sort of) … it may have started with ‘cold weather reach’ below and then they all sorta came along simultaneously … but

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Dready Art Cooking with the Professor

dready - 'cooking with the professor' - 36x16 remarque on paper

every year the Ritz-Carlton grand cayman hosts Eric Ripert’s ‘Cayman Cookout’ and every year it’s co-hosted by Anthony Bourdain and Jose Andres; they called themselves the three amigos – an every year Michael comes down for it … over the years Michael and his group of friends have developed

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