"Bullfight," felt tip pens, 12 x 16 in, 1969
       
     
"Bull I," mixed media on canvas, 72 x 101 in, (1.8 x 2.5m) 1993
       
     
"Bull III," mixed media on canvas, 77 x 100 in (1.9 x 2.54m) 2014
       
     
Bull XVI, 76 x 106 in (193 x 270 cm) 2016
       
     
Bull XVIl, 96 x 106 in (214 x 270 cm) 2017
       
     
Bull XVIll, 76 x 101 in (193 x 260 cm) 2018
       
     
"Bullfight," felt tip pens, 12 x 16 in, 1969
       
     
"Bullfight," felt tip pens, 12 x 16 in, 1969

Elwes made this artwork as a child, after being gored during a Spanish fiesta.

"Bull I," mixed media on canvas, 72 x 101 in, (1.8 x 2.5m) 1993
       
     
"Bull I," mixed media on canvas, 72 x 101 in, (1.8 x 2.5m) 1993

Each year he paints one new bull

"Bull III," mixed media on canvas, 77 x 100 in (1.9 x 2.54m) 2014
       
     
"Bull III," mixed media on canvas, 77 x 100 in (1.9 x 2.54m) 2014

Painting the bull is about facing fears because he was almost killed by a Spanish fighting bull when I was nine years old.

Bull XVI, 76 x 106 in (193 x 270 cm) 2016
       
     
Bull XVI, 76 x 106 in (193 x 270 cm) 2016

He is fascinated by early car painting

Bull XVIl, 96 x 106 in (214 x 270 cm) 2017
       
     
Bull XVIl, 96 x 106 in (214 x 270 cm) 2017
Bull XVIll, 76 x 101 in (193 x 260 cm) 2018
       
     
Bull XVIll, 76 x 101 in (193 x 260 cm) 2018