Category: Portraiture

about portraiture…

 I love portraiture, and I have many reasons why people should have their portraits painted.  It is unfortunate, that there is a stigma of a “vain thing to do” attached to commissioning a portrait – of oneself, or even of one’s family or friends. Sure, it involves time and money (and other more intangible things) […]

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Saint Ronan’s school in Hawkhurst – new work.

I’ve visited Saint Ronan’s schoolthis morning to meet the headmaster William Trelawny-Vernon and his wife Emma for a sketching session. I am starting a portrait, featuring the couple. My thoughts are to make a conversation piece, to try and convey the family oriented spirit of the school. Today I made some sketches and took lots of photographs… […]

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