Beautiful portrait.

This is a stunning portrait Podi with lovely lights and darks and great skin tones. Also love the pose.

That's a warm and beautifully done work, Podi. Makes you feel you know her already. Nice work.

Thank you everyone for your kind comments. Portrature is certainly not the easiest subject to paint, but I enjoy a challenge. You always have to remember to tell the truth without telling the whole truth! There are two important people to please, the sitter and yourself.

Excellent work, Podi. Beautifully rendered expressive and kindly face.

Excellent portrait Podi. Your painting of Beryls hair is superb.

Excellent and so sensitively painted

Great work Podi.

Great portrait - love the skin tones, the loose style and the pose.

Such a beautiful portrait, I love everything about it.

May I echo Jim's comment,such a lovely study!

Brilliant portrait painting Podi. Great skill!

Lovely portrait . Her smile has been captured beautifully

Hang on Studio Wall

small head only study of my friend Beryl.

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Podi Lawrence

I started drawing and painting at a very early age and it has continued to be a big part of my life. After a foundation course at the Harrow School of Art (now middx Uni) I re-learnt, and re-learnt until I found my genre - my love of studying people. A residency with the Wycombe Swan Theatre was…

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