Commissions

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“Commissioning a portrait begins with a conversation, an opportunity to discuss what you would like, and how that can best be achieved”

For some clients, there is a definite preference in favour of pencil or pastel, or if preferred I can advise what may suit best for a particular portrait. The composition will be agreed and sketches can be provided of layouts or groupings if more than one subject is to be featured.
I work from photographs, meaning there is no sitting required and the entire process can be undertaken remotely.
Digital photography offers many benefits for the clarity of images and visible details, though I appreciate that in some  circumstances this is not an option.
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Prices for a commissioned portrait start at £600 for pencil, and £400 for pastel. The cost of an individual commission depends on the portrait’s medium, size, number of subjects and background if any.

The timescale for any given portrait is as unique as the artwork itself, and dependent on current bookings. The completion date will be agreed upon the confirmation of the commission. Please allow plenty of time if considering a commission as a gift for a particular date.

Whilst drawing a commissioned portrait, I scan the artwork at each stage and share these progress images with the client so that they too can enjoy witnessing the creation of the artwork.
This also ensures that everything is as they want it to be. On occasion the client may prefer to wait till the artwork is completed before seeing it. Final approval of the finished portrait will be sought before it is dispatched.

Commissioned portraits are supplied with a mount and wrapped ready to present.

Additional options include fine art giclée prints so the artwork can be shared with loved ones, and framing of the finished portrait.

Prices for a commissioned portrait start at £600 for pencil, and £400 for pastel. The cost of an individual commission depends on the portrait’s medium, size, number of subjects and background if any.

The timescale for any given portrait is as unique as the artwork itself, and dependent on current bookings. The completion date will be agreed upon the confirmation of the commission. Please allow plenty of time if considering a commission as a gift for a particular date.

Whilst drawing a commissioned portrait, I scan the artwork at each stage and share these progress images with the client so that they too can enjoy witnessing the creation of the artwork. This also ensures that everything is as they want it to be. On occasion the client may prefer to wait till the artwork is completed before seeing it. Final approval of the finished portrait will be sought before it is dispatched.

Commissioned portraits are supplied with a mount and wrapped ready to present.

Additional options include fine art giclée prints so the artwork can be shared with loved ones, and framing of the finished portrait.

Testimonials

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Mikey

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Woman in White

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Pondering

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Nuthatch

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Rosie

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Red Squirrel

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Posturing Peacock of Pencarrow

Coloured Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Blue Tit

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Amur Leopard

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Yannick

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Moggy

Coloured Pencil

Original: Not Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Welcome to the World

Coloured Pencil

Original: Not Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Watching

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

The Witchdoctor's Daughter

Graphite Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Wakhan Girl

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Tibetan Shaman

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Self Portrait

Graphite Pencil

Original: Not Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Sita

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Morse

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please send me a message.

Monochrome Mothering

Pencil and Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Sculpted

Coloured Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Dancer

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Barn Owl

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Bonny Miss Bonnie

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please send me a message.

Boxer

Coloured Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Chestnut

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

CAT

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Chewing it Over

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Clyde

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

First Forage

Pencil and Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Kingfisher

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Fiona

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Goldfinch

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Golden Retriever

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Jasper

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Just Popping Out

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Jessie

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Little Owl

Coloured Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Koda

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

The Violet Veil

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Paul

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Not Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Goldfinch after Fabritius

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Billy the Kid

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

A Thirst For Life

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Sharon

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Snow Leopard

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Ziggy

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

What a Hoot!

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Toucan

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Coming soon

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Tiger

Pastel

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Spirited

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

A Lifetime of Laughter

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Riot

Graphite Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

An Age of Indigo

Coloured Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Cub Scout

Coloured Pencil


Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Coming soon

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Jay

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

An Apprentice of Indigo

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Coming soon
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Melissa

Pastel
Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Coming soon
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Pepsi

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Rosy

Graphite and Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Anne

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Bess

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available


If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Lisa and Danny

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Heart of Stone

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Mrs Wong

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Mother's Milk

Pastel

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please send me a message.

Lily and Jasmine

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Kirk Family

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Introducing Ellie

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Joy

Graphite Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Kids

Pastel

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Not available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Himba Woman

Graphite Pencil

Original: Sold
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Coming soon

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Bhutan Women

Coloured Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Heather

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Daryl

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Emma's Boys

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Fisher Boy

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Bolgatanga Baby

Graphite Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Dalat Girl

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Not available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.

Connie

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Billy, Emily and Verity

Graphite Pencil

Original: Commissioned
Limited Edition Prints: Not Available
Cards: Not Available

If you would like to discuss a commission, or for any other enquiries or comments please get in touch.

Albert

Coloured Pencil

Original: Available
Limited Edition Prints: Available
Cards: Available

To purchase, please contact me referencing the artwork title.