I am a traditional, hand drawn portrait artist. I work with very high quality materials, including Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils, and Clairefontaine Pastelmat paper. The quality of the materials, along with my skills and dedication to capturing the portrait perfectly, result in a beautiful piece of art which will last you a lifetime. A single portrait can take many hours for me to complete. During that time, I am dedicated to your portrait 100% and will not be working on any other projects. I will consult you and update you throughout the process, sharing work in progress photos and seeking any feedback you may have.
I work from photos, and the better the quality of the photos you can provide me, the better the resulting portrait will be. I am aware, however, that is not always easy to take the "perfect" photo, or indeed you may wish me to draw an in-memorium portrait of a cherished pet who is no longer with us. I always take the time to research my subject, and I am very happy to have multiple reference photos to work from so that I capture them as you remember them.
This presentation of how my portrait of Ruby developed shows the various stages of work I go through to complete a project. I hope you find it helpful!
Ruby - A4 portrait
These are the prices for my most popular sizes of portrait. If you want a different size, or more subjects, then please get in touch and I can provide you with a quote.
Prices do not include postage and packing, so please let me have your address when you contact me and I can supply you with a price.
Framing is available on request, and at an additional fee.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking to secure your commission in my diary. The balance is then due on completion, and must be paid before the portrait is posted to you.
One subject: £445
Two subjects: £545
One subject: £295
Two subjects: £375
One subject: £175