Dani 2014

Dani Samuels 2014, 23″ x 31.5″ (48 x 80cm). Oil on primed board. Phillip Carrero. Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! At the very moment I was signing this painting Dani was on fire, throwing a new personal best of 67.99m in Weisbaden, Germany. First  competition of this European Tour, Glasgow 2014 Comm Games year… the best…

Dani’s thoughts

 Soft pastels on Mi-Teintes board 14″ x 16″ (36cm x 40cm) Preliminary study for a portrait of Dani Samuels to exhibit at SOPAC. It’s been a while since I did the latest of my Paintings for Poles work. So eager to explore in my newly found medium of soft pastels I asked Dani if I…

Joe Dial, preliminary studies

Joe Dial With Flag 1 and 2. Preliminary studies in soft pastels 16″ X 24″ on Mi-Teintes pastel board. This are two small studies in soft pastels. The work was commissioned by Joe’s wife Shawna as a present to her husband. I usually do a preliminary painting to check that the elements fit together well.…

Soft pastels – Tilly and Elsie

30cm x 41cm (A3) Soft Pastels on rough Mi-Teintes board. Phil Carrero From the gir’s medal winning performances at the Australian Junior Championships Perth 2013 My first attempt to learn pastels. I love the medium, the purity of color and the challenge to produce realistic work with it. Challenges were fixing, with which spray, how and…

Justin Merlino

79cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on canvas board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! Justin commenced Little Athletics in under-9s and got into hurdling by mistake after his father entered him in a hurdles event instead of the flat. He took it in his stride, literally, and won zone,…

Youcef Abdi

79cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on canvas board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! Youcef began his athletics career over 800m and at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Sydney, representing his native Algeria. Since then he has made Australia his home and progressed over distances, stepping up to…

Steve Hooker (Head)

76cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on Canvas Board. Phillip Carrero Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! Steve Hooker created history at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, becoming the first Australian to win a gold medal in the pole vault and the first Australian field event athlete to win Olympic gold in 60…

Sally Mclellan Pearson

71cm x 51cm (28″ x 20″) Graphite and charcoal on illustration board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! Sally Pearson (née McLellan) (born 19 September 1986[3]) is an Australian athlete. She is the 2011 World champion and 2012 Olympic champion in the 100 metres hurdles. She also won a silver medal in the 100 m hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2013 World…

Scott Martin

71cm x 51cm (28″ x 20″) Graphite and charcoal on illustration board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Exclusive Prints on Canvas For Sale here! Scott opened his account well in the Olympic Games qualifying round, launching the big metal ball 19.75m. However, two fouls followed and Scott’s 2008 Olympic campaign was over, finishing 10th in Group A…