This portrait of an old friend is oils on stretched canvas. It was completed in one sitting at an art group workshop to demonstrate the use of a limited palette painting wet on wet.
A break from play inspired this acrylic on canvas portrait.
On his way to Torrevieja carnival this young boy's costume and pose was too good to let pass. It was completed in acrylic on canvas board from a digital phone camera image.
This oil on canvas portrait was painted as a surprise gift so had to be completed without the knowledge of the sitter. The source was a telephoto digital image.
This was commissioned by a proud great grandmother. Its oil on canvas mounted on board.
This 10cm x 15cm is acrylic on canvas board. Its a popular size for family gift portraits as there can be a large selection of frame styles for mounting. When unmounted this size easily fits into hand luggage also low cost postal services.
This oil sketch was completed with a limited palette wet on wet on stretched canvas.
This oil on canvas was commissioned to celebrate 60 years of marriage. The source image was a sepia print from the wedding day.
Oil on canvas portrait of a hardworking gardener who had just finished cutting down and removing a tall tree. The smile on the lips of this serious man gave a glimps into his sense of achievement on comlpetion of such a mammoth task. I was lucky to catch this flash of happiness on camera as it inspired this work
This large oil on canvas was commissioned to celebrate their wedding anniversary. The source image (shown in the bottom of the frame) is from an instamatic camera print. Short sittings helped with details.
This was a challenge from a proud grandmother who wanted a portrait set out as in a picture of them as infants taken 35 years earlier. She sent an image of the old original along with two recent images to construct the painting. It is oil on stretched canvas.