Welcome to my website for portraits commissions painted in oil, pastels and charcoal. I trained at Heatherleys  School of Portraiture & Figurative drawing in Chelsea and have been drawing and painting people for 25 years. I pride myself on capturing a true likeness to the subject, particularly my portraits of children which are always popular. There's something about the flawlessness and 'squidginess' of a childs face that I find very pleasing to paint.

 Having a portrait commissioned can be a personal and sometimes nerve racking experience. I always endeavour to make the process straight forward and pleasant and am passionate about delivering a perfect end result.


Since having children I have settled in Hampshire and now produce portrait commissions from photos and life, as well as running local Life Drawing classes and workshops.


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"I absolutely love the portraits and I'm desperate to hang them... but that would ruin the birthday surprise!  'Likeness' doesn't seem to be the right word to describe what you've portrayed - it's not a likeness it IS them! Girls at work thought they were amazing and I showed a friend at the school gates - she's asked for your e-mail and I've passed it on!  The first of many I'm sure."


Ann Hodgetts, London