Soft pastels (dry pastels) on board, 18” x 24” / 46 cm x 61 cm. This portrait depicts a young woman with hair braids, in a blue dress adorned with an African beaded necklace. It is an example of a portrait by commission, and is not for sale.
Soft pastels (dry pastels) on board, 16” x 20” / 40.5 cm x 51 cm. This portrait depicts a child in a pink and turquoise outfit. It is an example of a portrait commission, and is not for sale. A commission this size is approximately USD 1,200. Discounts apply for more than one portrait.
Soft pastel (dry pastel) on pastel paper, 19” x 26” / 48 cm x 66 cm. This is an example of a portrait by commission, and is not for sale. This size pastel portrait is approximately USD1,400. Discounts apply for more than one portrait commission.
Oil on wood board, 18” x 24” / 45.5 x 61 cm. This portrait of my daughter was inspired by 19th-century portrayals of women in kimonos, by European artists who had newly been exposed to Japanese art. If you would like to commission a portrait in this elegant, traditional style, or a more contemporary style, please contact me. Prices for this size and upwards in oils start from USD 1,500.
Mixed media (watercolour and pastel) on wooden board, 18” x 24”. Requires framing under glass. In a colour palette of coral, turquoise, lapis lazuli and amethyst, this portrait of my daughter in a vintage Japanes kimono was inspired by 19th-century and modern (early 20th century) portraits of women. A portrait commission like this in pastels starts at about US 1,200, in oil paints from about US 1,500. Contact me to discuss.
Soft pastels and charcoal on ColourFix Pastel Paper, 16” x 20”. A sepia portrait (like this one), or a black and white, is approximately USD 450, unframed. Discounts apply for more than one portrait commission.
Soft pastels on ColourFix pastel paper, 16” x 20”. The previous post shows a portrait of Xander in sepia tones, hands showing in a gesture of curiosity. This second portrait commission, in full colour with eyes showing more, is typical of my portraits that show a person at a certian age in life (plus a lttle of my artist’s interpretation). This size portrait is around USD 1200, unframed. Discounts apply for more than one portrait. Contact me to discuss commissioning a portrait by me.