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Me and My Girls

Artist Marina Kim with the portraits of her children

This February half-term we didn’t go anywhere, and while my girls were home and the light was good, I bribed them to sit for the portraits. After all, last time I painted them was at least a couple of years ago, and I never painted them from life, always from photos. Now that they are […]

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Young Children Portrait Drawings

Last week I had portrait drawings commissioned. There is a nice continuity to it – a little more than a year ago I drew the older child, Isobel, who at the time was a tiny baby. And now I met her again (big change!) together with her little brother Sam. I hope I get to […]

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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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