John Dawes, British Lion, Barbarian, Wales and London Welsh Rugby player.

John Dawes,  British Lion, Barbarian, Wales and London Welsh Rugby player.

Great, lively, cheerful, portrait with wonderful detail Jennifer.

Thank you so much for your comment, Carole. John is a lovely gentleman, with all the attributes you mentioned!!!

Great portrait Jennifer, I'm sure he will be delighted with it.

Thank you Margaret. I need to get it framed then he can have it for Christmas.

This, I think, is the best portrait from a photograph that I've ever seen - the teeth (fiendishly difficult in watercolour, or come to that any other medium) the eyes, the skin tones, all add up to a really convincing portrait of someone who looks like a lively and interesting chap. You really should be proud of this one - and I'm sure he WILL like it.

Wow Robert, I am so delighted with your critique! Thank you for taking the time to comment for me. I really appreciate it!

What a terrific portrait Jennifer! He will be thrilled.

Thank you so much Fiona. I really hope he likes it. Fingers crossed!!

Many thanks to you, Dennis, for your valued comment.

Such delightful well captured. AlanW

Thank you all, Maureen, Alan and Russell, for your great comments. You are all very kind.

What a super portrait.

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I met John recently, when London Welsh were playing Caldicot. I had a photo taken with the great gentleman, and painted this portrait for him. I hope he likes it!

About the Artist
jennifer Alsop

A self taught artist with a Science background in Botany and Zoology, I began painting when I had to retire from my business due to illness. I have Exhibited my work at The Mall Galleries, London,on four separate occasions with the Society of Women Artists. I have also Exhibited work at Patchings…

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