This is very striking Michele and somewhat unusual. Great portrayal of physical features.

Thank you Carole - I want to show a raw honest portrait of my mum.

Wow! This is incredible. Just looked at the rest of your gallery, and it's all very impressive Michele.

Thank you so much Joanne - and thanks for looking 😊

Great portrait!

Thank you so much Anne!!

Incredible Michele. A brilliant portrait as usual!

Simply outstanding Michele, superb subject and superlative skill as always

Christine thank you so much!!

Many thanks indeed Russell!!

Add me to the list, Michelle. Top drawer! Bri

Thank you Bri!! That’s lovely to hear!!

Oh my, what an intriguing and arresting image. Amazing as always Michele. The skin is astonishing.

Thank you so much Heather!! Trying to reproduce skin is possibly the hardest part!

I've come back to this again, so second comment as this image has stayed with me. It's a haunting painting and I would love to know more about it. Deserves a place in the National Portrait Gallery as far as I'm concerned. Would love to see you on the next Portrait Artist of the Year.

Another superb piece of work. This one is very interesting, provocative even! Nicely done.

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Pastels on 12 x 12” maroon pastelmat. “If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.” Edward Hopper

About the Artist
Michele Ashby

Having graduated with a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design Michele forged a successful career running her own business in the same subject for many years. She made the leap to follow her dream of becoming a full time artist 5 years ago and hasn’t looked back. Michele is a Master Pastellist and…

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