Try to relax


You manage to see within the person so well Michael. Excellent portrayal of anxiety.

An exceptionally good one Michael.

You perfectly capture character Michael, well done.

Good work Michael, looks more a bemused (you must be kidding) expression to me.

From the expression, something has definitely stirred him up. Great proportions, strong jawline which adds to the the pose Mick. I also like the way you have described his shirt, with just a few dashes here and there......perfectly placed of course.

Looks like somebody had a sup of his pint while he went to the toilets,Michael. Great stuff in the expression. (-:

Thank you for kind comments, Stephen, Fiona and Jim.

Hang on Studio Wall

Portrait of a poor man whose anxiety levels were through the roof. Graphite and charcoal.

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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've just…

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