I’ve been busy, as most artists have been in the endless hours/days/weeks/months of Lockdown, so it was high time I added a little photographic evidence of this....take a look at the gallery, there’ll hopefully be something there you like the look of, and even some new and exclusive never-before-...

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Well, I’d like to think that regular visitors to this site may have wondered what’s happened since my last posting in August last year - I’ve not disappeared off the face of the earth, although it may appear so from my inactivity here. I’ve just been concentrating my online presence on my social ...

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I am a self-taught portrait artist specialising in all forms of pencil (graphite, pastel, charcoal, coloured pencil, etc) and draw from photographs supplied by the customer.
The photos should be as clear and sharp as possible as this will greatly determine the accuracy of my work.
Once a commiss...

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On with the family portrait series and our eldest son Ben gets the treatment this time, in graphite on toned paper...

Still with the “family portraits” theme but a slight tangent with this one as it’s a couple of older portraits of my wife’s Auntie Delphine and Uncle Alf, both now no longer with us. I drew them from their 1978 passport photos and enlarged them up to A3 size I believe (it was four years ago and ...

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Family portrait #2
A cheeky grin from our youngest son Luca.
Pastel pencils on A4 hey toned paper...

High time for some family portraits!
First up is my lovely wife Nicky, drawn in pastel pencil on A4 grey toned paper...

It's all gone a bit quiet around here lately, hasn't it?
Hopefully this will break that silence quite effectively though, as I can finally unveil probably the biggest portrait I've ever done!
A group portrait, made up of members of a family wedding party, all taken at the same shoot, but compiled...

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2 years ago
- Ben B

Custom portraits in pencil.

I draw portraits in graphite,pastel and charcoal,generally from photographs provided by the customer.
Typical turn around for commissions is one to two weeks,from receipt of the non-returnable deposit to shipping of the final product.
I have many satisfied customers all across the world,from Canada to Taiwan,from Uganda to Russia.
You can see a selection of my work here in my gallery,or you can go check out my Facebook and Instagram pages for more:

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