Julian George

Ewen Bremner

About this artwork

This engaging portrait of the popular Scottish actor Ewen Bremner was painted in his Edinburgh home. Bremner ‘s break out performance as Daniel ‘Spud’ Murphy in Danny Boyle’s 1996 film adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting catapulted him to fame in the late 1990s. He subsequently starred in a number of Hollywood movies including Pearl Harbour and Black Hawk Down as well a number of British and American television dramas. He won the 2017 BAFTA Scotland award for Best Actor in Film for his return appearance as ‘Spud’ in T2 Trainspotting.

This portrait is by former Edinburgh College of Art student, Jules George, a widely exhibited portrait artist, known particularly for his work as a war artist in Afghanistan.