#charcoalportrait #portraitart #portraitartist Summary: Recent charcoal commission, painting a large scale portrait, doing on-the-spot portraits As always it's a very busy time during the festive period with my on-the-spot portraits at various Christmas events and a few commissions on the go too.
Below is a recent charcoal portrait commission of two sisters- I did a painting of them years ago when they were small and recently their Dad sent me a photo of them from their s
Welcome to my Summer blog. #Peoplesketching #portraitart #portraitartist #lovesupreme #summerfestival I had a lovely trip to Love Supreme Festival last month for a long weekend. What a treat for the senses- I could literally spend all my time at this place. Set in the idillic grounds of Glyndebourne House, the atmosphere was electric, there was so much colour, energy creativity and a general feeling of goodwill amongst everyone. With beautiful weather and amazing live musi
#familyportraitpainting #familyportrait #childportraits #portraitartist June/July has been my busiest time of the year for commissions and I've been working on several jobs mostly of multiple portraits. I've recently finished a charcoal commission of 4 siblings. (below ) An older brother, sister and baby twin girls all under the age of six, their Mum certainly has her hands full! The family came for a sitting and after being couped up for a 2 and half hour car journey from Lo
#selfportrait #portraitartist Welcome to my february newsletter. This month I've been busy working on some self portraits that I'm entering into the Sky Arts Portrait competition. For the entry you have to submit a self portrait and one other piece of work. Doing a self portrait is always a challenge, not least because it inevitably involves many hours staring into a mirror and scrutinising oneself which isn't pleasant at my age! You have to be very truthful about what you ar