The RAF’s Tornado is one of my favourite fighter aircraft. I love its sleek lines and imposing presence. I had the opportunities to visit numerous RAF Stations and had the chance to sit in a Tornado.
This oil painting is my tribute to the Tornado. Credit for the image which I am working from goes to Cathy Lovell who kindly gave the photo and permission to use for a painting. Thank you Cathy!
When I paint aviation subjects I like to do them in a painterly way rather than illustrative. In these days of computers and digital apps, it is easy to lose one’s way and rely on the machines.