'Job Club', Philip Absolon

Six skeletons sit at a table in various despairing poses with a sign in the background saying Job Club

acrylic on board, 46.6x55.6cm

Philip Absolon lives and paints in a bedsit in Rochester, Kent, is dyslexic and partial to blonde girls.

Travels by train through Europe visiting palaces and art museums. Fascinated by German Hohenzollern Empire (1871-1918). Likes cats, dogs, horses and the Arts Club, Mayfair. Attends courses on sculpture, life drawing and painting daily.

"I've been encouraged to keep going by Billy Childish during difficult times."