Category: Portrait commissions

Portrait Drawing Session

Portrait sketches of baby Isobel. Example of a portrait commission resulting in a portfolio of quick drawings. [flagallery gid=9 name=”drawings”] This portrait commission requires a life sitting and takes between 1.5 to 2 hours. Although the term “sitting” is used here rather loosely. I had several portrait commissions where I had to draw children. Of […]

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Boy in the Dunes

Ollie

Yesterday Jee Yeon and I with the kids spent part of the afternoon at Karen and Peter’s under the pretext to look at the chickens. Kids had a great time in the swimming pool, while we chatted on a very Mediterranean looking terrace, with the flag-stoned court and huge views over the valley. The Mediterranean feel […]

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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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