Oil on Linen. 50cm x 60cm. Exhibited at the Mall Galleries, London 2011. Manon is my darling daughter who now lives abroad mostly in Sydney. One summer when she was visiting we decided to do an up to date portrait of her. Why not? She had this hair cut done for a fashion show that[…..]
Oil on Linen. 53cm x 65cm. Private Collection. Tashi was a chap that sat for me whilst I was painting a mural in Jumby Bay in Antigua. The moment he sat down and took a pose I thought he looked like a prince. He sells delicious fruit on the island and as I got to[…..]
Oil on Linen Canvas 50cm x 90cm Private Commission Kathy made sitting for our portrait an easy experience and we’re delighted with the results.
Oil on Linen Canvas 50cm x 60cm Private Commission Patrick has just shown the portrait that you did to us and some friends. We all thought that it was great and were very pleased indeed. You certainly have a great talent and it was very pleasant sitting for you. Thank you very much for doing[…..]
Oil on Linen 50cm x 60cm Exhibited Mall Galleries, London 2015 Exhibited The Globe Theatre 2016
Oil on Linen. 40cm x 40cm A vase that I bought whilst on a trip to Beijing inspired me to do this Still Life. I just loved the blue colours and pretty motif
Oil on Linen. 50cm x 60cm Exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painting 2008 I loved doing this portrait of Chichio, a student of Psychology in Florence where I was painting at the time. I was full of wonder as he was extraordinarily adept at striking the exact same pose each and every time[…..]
Oil on Linen. 40cm x 50cm. Private Commission. A beautiful little girl that I was commissioned to paint last year by her father as a present for his mother. She was such a treat to paint with wonderful spun golden sienna coloured hair.
Oil on Linen. 50cm x 64cm. Private Commission. Clemency’s husband Mark approached me to commission a portrait of Clemency for a Special Birthday. Mark knew of me via my daughter who was great friends with their daughter. This present had to be top secret. However, we did not have any photographs for me to work[…..]
Oil on Linen. 50cm x 60cm. Exhibited at the Mall Galleries London 2011. Camilla was visiting Florence to study art history at the time I was there and was very happy to sit for me. It was very hot weather at that particular time I recall and the portrait took several sessions but it was worth[…..]
oil on Linen. 60cm x 95cm. I had a beautiful model who used to pose for my Life Drawing Classes. I decided to paint her in a Florence setting because she reminded me of The Madonna as she sat for me in my studio in Fulham, London. I had a few landscapes which I had painted during one[…..]
Oil on Linen 40cm x 40cm I came across a quirky chicken ornament bought on holiday which inspired this little set up. I had always wanted to paint the alabaster pot I owned but once the chicken arrived I just had to include the egg. The flower was added later for a spot of bright[…..]
Oil on Linen 50cm x 60cm Julia came to some of my art classes and decided to commission me for a portrait as a gift from her husband to her for a special Birthday that was coming up. We had some fun initially with photography deciding what look to go for. As usual what always[…..]
Oil on Linen. 25cm x 35cm An impression of a wonderful day and a beautiful scene whilst others trout fished at Lechlade in Gloucestershire.
Luccio. Oil on Linen. 50cm x 60cm. Luccio means light and this gave me the idea for seeing him as a servant of God when he posed for me in Florence, Italy
Oil on Linen. 40cm x 40cm Privately commissioned portrait of Nicky who came to the studio and struck a few poses. A very smart little boy.
Oil on Board. 25cm x 35cm. A couple of lovely days spent on the river looking toward Putney Bridge near my studio. The little landscape is now in the private collection of Alison Price James
Charcoal on Ingres Paper. 45cm x 55cm. Private Commission. This portrait had to be done from photographs held in the possession of his wife. She wanted to present this portrait to him on his Birthday as a complete surprise. One or two visits to the studio to make sure I was on track and Sanjeeve was[…..]
Oil on Linen 24cm x 30cm Private Commission A fascinating woman, incredibly bright and with huge interests in life ranging from collecting and amassing collections in Fine Art to starting her own bee farm. I so enjoyed her visit, conversing more rather than painting! A pure delight. Wow.
Oil on Linen. 60cm x 70cm. Sylvia had a quirky way as she sat for this portrait. The arch of her eyebrow is quite natural and I loved this about her expression. Such an Italian lady that I painted whilst I was in Florence.
Oil on Linen. 50cm x 60cm Exhibited at the Mall Galleries London 2014