The technique he uses is intriguing. View more of James Nares' work here. It is interesting to see how his work changes over the years and the variations on his style (I posted my initial favorites).
Bloggers are some of the most delightful and helpful people. Thanks to Jane I found the artist of a painting I was lusting after, and now I think my emotions for James Nares' work have increased to true love and he just might be my second favorite artist.