Category: Young Man

Oil portraits of two brothers

Portraits of Two Brothers

I absolutely loved this commission. On paper it was potentially full of complications. Portraits of 2 brothers – one of 15, one of 9. The 15 year old is very much a young man, tall and long-limbed and rather camera shy. The 8 year old – a chorister at Salisbury cathedral – is a young […]

Oil Portrait of a Personable Young Man – William A-M

  The Sitter William is a warm, likeable, quietly confident young man who, as I finished this portrait, was celebrating his 18th birthday and completing his A levels. I had painted his sister, Catriona, 18 months previously – one of my favourite portraits. Now I wanted to paint an equally good portrait of William that would stand […]

Oil portrait of a young man

Max – Head and Shoulders Portrait of a Young Man

Max is a warm, confident, charming and delightful young man, with a wonderful strong, sculpted handsome face and the clear eyes of youth, yet unblighted by the ravages of time and vices! This head and shoulders is the second portrait I painted of Max and is the result of a ‘start over’. ┬áThe search for […]

Oil Portrait of a Young Man

Oil Portrait of a Young Man – Hugo Davies

A life-size head and shoulders oil portrait of my handsome nephew Hugo Davies, painted this summer.  Oil on canvas, 16 in x 20 in. I am very pleased with this portrait as it has the vibrance of a sketch whilst being a good and strong likeness. It conveys his warmth and gentleness whilst still having […]