A double portrait – Sir James and Lady Carola Campbell of Kilbryde Castle

Kilbryde Castle, near Dunblane in Central Scotland, has been home to the Campbell family since 1659. Sir James Campbell has lived there with his wife Lady Carola since 1995, moving into the main castle when he inherited the title – 9th Baronet of Aberuchill – on the death of his father in 1997. The Commission … Read more

A 60th birthday commission

closeup of portrait of man

Gus made contact with me, having been given a portrait of himself for his 60th birthday by his family. Although we didn’t actually know each other, there were so many connections between us – he is the bursar at my old school – which both my sisters also attended many decades ago, as well as … Read more

Tony – rock manager and all round legend

Head of Tony

I was lucky enough to meet this incredible man in the spring of 2018. Commissioned by his wife, Jane, to paint her 80 year old husband, Tony, I had done a little research before arriving at their beautiful estate in Somerset with all my kit for the sitting. Enough to realise that he was my … Read more