SYLVESTER Stallone has turned to painting to get over the death of his eldest son.

The ‘Rocky Balboa’ star has struggled to cope with his grief since his son Sage passed away in July from a heart attack at the age of just 36.

Sylvester has sought comfort in his art and he insists his hobby has allowed him to work through his feelings of loss.

In an interview with the new issue of Britain’s HELLO! magazine, he said: ‘’The paintings I’m doing right now aren’t too cheerful, but there’s something amazing about the process because what will come out of the canvas is so profound.        –OW