Most children's early drawings are of people and so many of the photographs we take as adults are of people's faces - we are naturally curious about faces and portraiture. The making of a portrait, even a drawing done in a short time, is an intimate and intense process. And the emergence, as one hopes, of a sense of the sitter's presence on the paper or canvas is the result of a mysterious alchemy. I enjoy the collaborative element, it is a dialogue between sitter, painter and viewer.
If you are interested in commissioning a portrait please use the contact form to make an enquiry. Sittings usually take place in my London studio, but I can also travel to the sitter’s location if necessary. Depending on size, between four and eight sittings of around two hours each are generally required.