Portrait of Isla


Love this fresh faced, innocent, looking girl with what appears to be a very exuberant personality Michael. Great observational skills at play Michael.

Thanks Carole. A granddaughter from Killingworth.

Fantastic drawing and expression

You wonder where the yellow went the you brush your teeth with PEPSODENT. SUPER piece Michael.

Sorry should read. You wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with PEPSODENT.

Nice work from the doting grandad Michael.

Thanks Jim and Russell. Absolutely Jim.

Gorgeous portrait, Michael.

Goodness Michael, Isla has become quite the young lady. A sparkling portrait of her.

Thank you Ellen, Gudrun and Fiona. She has Fiona. This is her as bridesmaid at her mam’s wedding last week.

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Charcoal and graphite

About the Artist
Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I am drawn…

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