Jane Coulson

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Nickie

Nickie

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

I was commissioned to draw this portrait of Nickie, having done her children some years previously.  She had to travel some three hours, as they had moved, so we usually made a day of the sittings, and as you can see she has a delightful personality.  She was keen to have a portrait of herself, as she felt it to be a more permanent reminder of her...

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Juliet

Juliet

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

Juliet was a professional ballet dancer, and I have drawn her with just a simple  neckline to show her beautiful neck and head.  She was possibly the least self-conscious person I have drawn, holding her pose naturally and with ease.

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James

James

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

When I was commissioned to draw this portrait we had a number of sittings, when the sitter then said I had not put in the “negatives”….. so we had a further sitting to do just that.  Judge for yourself!

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Susie

Susie

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

This delightful portrait captures  Susie’s marvellous zest for living, as well as her love of fine and beautiful things, in the velvet dress and the jewellery she is wearing.  Her expression borders on a barely contained laugh, and indeed there were many laughs and smiles during our sittings, which I very much enjoyed.  I can almost hear her when I...

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Nigel

Nigel

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

When I drew this portrait of Nigel in his uniform, the most difficult part was in fact the uniform.  To get a likeness was comparitively easy as he has such  good bone structure and  consistency of character.

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Judith

Judith

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Adults, Portraits |

This is a portrait of a local doctor.  I remember her very thick mane of  hair, and slightly shy but intelligent  personality.  The pose reflects this somewhat, as does the delicacy of the blouse she is wearing and her direct gaze.

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