Monday, 23 October 2017

Estuary Foes


A pair of paintings showing the Short-184 and Hansa-Brandenburg W.12. Both these float planes operated in the area of the Thames Estuary, English Channel and North Sea during 1917/1918. In this instance the Short-184 was based at Westgate on Sea, while the W.12 operated out of Zeebrugge.

Both pieces are 12" x 6" Oil on panel and are available.

 Drop me an email if interested.



Sunday, 17 September 2017

Warparty Rocks


I've recently finished this small oil painting which shows the scene moments before Party 302 scores the aerial kill of a Syrian Su-22 over Raqqa, 18th June 2017




Oil on panel
18" x 9"

Warparty is the nickname of VFA-87 who currently fly the F-18E


Sunday, 9 April 2017

Fighting Snakes


I'm delighted to announce that "Fighting Snakes" has been accepted into the 2017 American Society of Aviation Artists International Aerospace Art Exhibition. This year's exhibition will hang at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, VA., and will run from May 22nd to Sept 3rd

 Fighting Snakes - A pilot with VT-7 makes his first solo carrier landing in a T-45C Goshawk.
Oil on board 18" x 9"

 This painting is available for purchase, - drop me an email if interested (it of course won't be available until after the exhibition ends.

Sunday, 9 October 2016

In Happier Times


Having not posted for too long here is my latest piece. A small colour study of two TBD-1 Devastators from Torpedo Squadron Six.


Oil on panel
12" x 8"
In Happier Times





Thursday, 25 September 2014

Patriotic Art Program

I'm delighted to be able to announce that a selection of my art is currently on display at the Pentagon as part of the current Pentagon Patriotic Art Program.


Needless to say this is a great honour and its humbling for my art to be on display alongside the other internationally renowned artists





Sunday, 4 August 2013

F-18 Colour Study


A quick piece worked up over the last few days, primarily worked alla prima.


18" x 9 "
Oil on board
Not quite complete, but available for purchase. Drop me an email if interested.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013



Open Edition Prints are now available via Fine Art America for the following three paintings

http://fineartamerica.com/art/all/pete+wenman/all

The Dogs of War



Devil Dog Takedown


Job Done

Monday, 27 May 2013

Working Title - Hunters and Farmers


A traditional grisell "dead layer" underpainting. About 12 hours work over two sessions alla prima. This is the first step in producing the colour study for the full size work.



Oil on board and small at 12" x 9"


Sunday, 17 February 2013

Update on the Dogs of War

Good progress has been made in recent weeks and this piece is now approaching completion. Have said that there is still a sizeable list of details to be added and tweaks to be made.

 36" x 18" oil on canvas
 Available for purchase
Please contact the artist - petewenman@navairart.com