My first attempt at an oil portrait, though adapted from a photo. It took a long time to paint as my initial drawing was not too accurate - but I enjoyed doing it, something new to try. It's a very different approach to my usual landscapes. I'll try a couple more portraits later this month and eventually throw away the photo idea, just paint from observation, which is what I prefer.
About the Artist
I've been painting almost ten years, initially with watercolours, then moving on to oils and other media. I am self taught, though have attended several short painting courses. I paint as a hobby and also belong to 2 art groups in Yorkshire. I exhibit through them and local galleries. I love…View full profile