In loving memory of Mario Luigi Berni, my Grandfather. Painted this for the funeral reception recently....
30/09/1929 - 11/04/2009
Going for that deliberate oily feel....
Pencil, painted over in PS, Painter . . . .
"The Professor" Mario Berni was known in the circuit as one of the greats of Welsh snooker in his day:
1999 Welsh Seniors Championship Semi Final
1982 Welsh Championship Runner up
1975 National (UK) Pairs champion (with Jim Selby)
1964 Welsh Champion
1962 Welsh Championship runner up
1961 National Breaks Winner (145)
1959 National Breaks Winner (133)
1959 Welsh Championship Runner Up
High Match Break - 145
High Practice Break - 145