Photo to Painting

Photo to Painting

Now that I’m using velour paper for all my portraitsI wanted to transform another photo to painting.  I love the ethereal / soft effect that I can achieve with velour.  This is 2 years on from the previous portrait of my son and in a way, much more difficult to...

Molly Portrait

I’ve been trying to get to grips with a new paper for skin – not a new paper for me but I’d never successfully used it for skin before.  Sometimes things just click – often the ‘click’ follows a lot of frustration and practice 🙂 So...

Wedding Portraits

I’ve recently started painting wedding portraits.  The painting on the right was my first portrait of a wedding with the happy couple looking out at all their friends and family.  Proud husband and glowing bride.  It’s always a pleasure to paint portraits...

Terry Wogan Portrait

I wanted to do something very special for Children in Need and with the sad passing of the great man who was at the forefront of the event I felt a portrait of the great man would be a fitting portrait. Firstly I had to find a photo and the photographer to ask...
Baby Portrait

Baby Portrait

When one of my best friends commissioned me to paint their nephew I felt honoured, humbled and exceptionally nervous all rolled in to one!  There’s a lot more to painting a portrait than getting a photo and sitting down to paint.  For a stunning timeless...