As you all know by now, I adore painting and drawing dancers so when the finalist of the Portrait Artist of the Year had the opportunity to paint Carlos Acosta I must admit I was envious. Pencil, A5, archival as always. Trying to take a decent photograph on the shortest day of the year, well, it is not perfect!
I am a figurative artist who revels in working with figures and faces, shapes and colours, focusing on movement within my work as my main theme. Over the years, I have studied old masters and new and influences in my work reflect admiration for the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and the…View full profile