Portraiture & Commissions

As a contemporary figurative realist, I feel my style is probably most suited to portraiture. Working initially from photographs, which I prefer to shoot myself. I then prepare a series of preliminary studies in graphite showing my concept and creative direction in response to the clients brief. The studies are presented and discussed and only when agreed is the commissioned piece commenced, usually in oil on canvas, either as a direct development of a particular study or as a combination of more than one.

I believe this method of working is the least time consuming for the sitter, although occasionally a short life sitting may be necessary. The studies create a close dialogue and involvement with the sitter, so there are no nasty surprises when the finished original is presented.

As fine art pieces in their own right the studies automatically become part of the overall commission.



SHALEE
 
70 x 100cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) DARCEY BUSSELL
 
90 x 80cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) THE WALLERS
 
90 x 75cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) DAMIEN SAM & CHARLIE
 
100 x 80cm 
SOLD

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SALLY, HARRY & TOM
 
100 x 95cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CHLOE & NICHOLAS JACKSON
 
76 x 66cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) HOLLIE WESTWOOD
 
76 x 66cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) CLARE & RICHARD INSTON
 
100 x 90cm 
SOLD

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KATE & JAMES INSTON
 
100 x 90cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) YVONNE
 
100 x 80cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) TSUN SAU MUI
 
120 x 90cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) DIANE & JONATHAN
 
100 x 90cm 
SOLD

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SALLY & TOM
 
90 x 80cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) LADY LESLIE
 
50 x 40cm (USA commission 1 of 6) 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) THE SIVITER LADS
 
152 x 122cm 
SOLD

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SALLY & HARRY
 
86 x 76cm 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) PATRICIA
 
86 x 70cm (posthumous) 
SOLD

 (click to enlarge) MIYAKO YOSHIDA
 
90 x 60cm 
SOLD

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