My Masterpiece


I do like these colours - I’m off to have a go!

Great portrait Michael, she looks so beautiful.

Lovely portrait Michael, the colours look good.

Love your choice of palette and that very wistful expression Michael.

So interesting and your 'stories' always make me smile and think

Beautiful portrait, Michael.

Thanks Carole, Heather and Ellen.

Terrific series of paintings today, Michael a joy to see them.

Yes,a lovely portrait and exposes her genteel nature, captured so well!

Thanks Willie and Angela.

Love the palette Michael, a striking and lovely portrait.

Beautiful painting, Michael!

Thanks Fiona and Cesare.

Hang on Studio Wall

Portrait of a woman at my art group who complemented me on my masterpiece. ‘Rather beautiful’, she said. Acrylic on canvas.

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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