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Posted on 11-Nov-2018

A recent commission for a returning customer, with a stipulation for a "colour cast", which I took to mean...well, this sort of thing. Not full-spectrum, but not black and white. Not too tricky to translate all the colours of the source photo into the monochrome "fifty shades of sepia" I used her...

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Posted on 10-Nov-2018

Just finished a brother and sister portrait commission, in graphite on drawing paper, and as it's safely in the hands of the delighted customer I can reveal it here on the world wide web.
First of all a progression video/slideshow to see how I did it....

Posted on 07-Nov-2018

Sorry, haven't posted in a while, been hard to find the time really.
So now I will try and make up for it with a full-on deluge of recent work and doodlings...
To start with here's a quick clip of a just completed Misty Copeland, the first African-American Female Principal Dancer with the prestig...

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Posted on 05-Sep-2018

At long, long last I've got some prints to sell!
Just dipping my toe in the water with these so only a small handful of old favourite "Not fair!" to start with.
(size = 259x345mm, including 25mm border)
Price is £15 per copy plus p&p and buying is nice and easy: simply hit the BUY button at the ...

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Posted on 04-Jul-2018

Experimenting with some basic colour theory here, using what they call "split complementary" colours, that is to say the colours either side of the complementary colour. In this case I drew the chap in green, then checked the colour wheel to see that red is the complementary colour (i.e. opposite...

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Posted on 29-Jun-2018

Hello folks!
Well, you know how you wait in all day for a delivery and it finally arrives about a minute from the deadline?
To be fair I wasn't waiting all day, just two hours for Sainsbury's to deliver a load of shopping, so I picked up my sketchbook and a blue pencil I happened to have laying a...

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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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