Portrait of Elle


A good 'un, Micheal. Just a few lines to form that face, and create a very real person.

I really like the simplicity of this - clever drawing!

Thanks Heather, Lewis and Gudrun.

Lovely sensitive portrait Michael.

She’s growing into a fine looking young woman Mick. A loving and tender portrait, is this one of her bridesmaids poses?

Thanks Fiona. Yes, her mam was married about a month ago and this was from a photo taken as a bridesmaid. She’s 13 now, our first granddaughter. When she was born I was 60 and so ill I never thought I’d see her as a teenager. She’s a joy.

Quite brilliant Michael bold balanced style and very fluent

Lovely portrait Michael, you must be a very proud grandad 😀

Thanks Dennis and Linda.

You have created a beautiful portrait full of elegance and Joie de vivre in pencil. Very impressive Michael.

Thank you for your recent generous comments which are very much appreciated Michael.

The more they grow up, the more they tug at your heart strings. Beautiful portrait, Michael.

Superb drawing, Michael, great portrait!

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9B pencil.

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've just…

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