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Sharon – Commissioned Pencil Portrait

This portrait was a particularly poignant one to draw. Very sadly Sharon is no longer with us, and she is dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. This portrait was commissioned in her memory by a close relative, and features Sharon in her late teens whilst living abroad with her family.

I often think that the magic of portraiture is how it can capture a moment in time, and Sharon demonstrates that perfectly. In the moment that the photograph this was drawn from we see Sharon caught mid-movement, twisting around to see who has called her name, and in that instant she connects with the viewer as if we are right there with her.

A small run of fine art giclee prints were also made of this portrait so that Sharon’s portrait can live with her family in their respective homes, keeping her close by wherever they may go in the world.

‘The pictures arrived today. Thank you – I can’t tell you how I feel about the fantastic job you’ve done. I met with my sister at her house and gave her her print as a housewarming surprise. She was speechless too – we had a hug and a (big) cry together as we looked at it – I’m sure you can imagine the scene. Everyone is amazed at how detailed the portrait is – much praise for your talent. I’m taking another surprise print to France in September when we’re going to stay with Sharon’s son, so this will be the gift that keeps on giving!

The lovely image of Sharon with the promise of her whole life ahead is so poignant but I wouldn’t have missed it for the world. Thank you again so much from all of us.

 

 

Tamsin-Dearing-Pencil

A Handful of Chillies

Pastel

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Woman in White

Coloured Pencil

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Pondering

Pastel

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Nuthatch

Pastel

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Rosie

Pastel

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Red Squirrel

Pastel

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Posturing Peacock of Pencarrow

Coloured Pencil

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Blue Tit

Pastel

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Amur Leopard

Graphite Pencil

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Yannick

Coloured Pencil

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Moggy

Coloured Pencil

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Welcome to the World

Coloured Pencil

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Watching

Coloured Pencil

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The Witchdoctor's Daughter

Graphite Pencil

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Wakhan Girl

Coloured Pencil

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Tibetan Shaman

Pastel

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The Violet Veil

Coloured Pencil

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Self Portrait

Graphite Pencil

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Sita

Coloured Pencil

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Morse

Coloured Pencil

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Monochrome Mothering

Pencil and Pastel

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Sculpted

Coloured Pencil

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Dancer

Coloured Pencil

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Barn Owl

Pastel

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Bonny Miss Bonnie

Pastel

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Boxer

Coloured Pencil

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CAT

Coloured Pencil

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Chewing it Over

Pastel

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Chestnut

Pastel

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Clyde

Pastel

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Fiona

Graphite Pencil

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Kingfisher

Pastel

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First Forage

Pencil and Pastel

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Jasper

Coloured Pencil

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Goldfinch

Pastel

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Golden Retriever

Pastel

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Jessie

Graphite Pencil

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Just Popping Out

Pastel

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Little Owl

Coloured Pencil

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Koda

Graphite Pencil

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Paul

Graphite Pencil

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Mother's Milk

Pastel

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Mikey

Pastel

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Spirited

Coloured Pencil

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Sharon

Graphite Pencil

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Snow Leopard

Pastel

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Ziggy

Coloured Pencil

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What a Hoot!

Pastel

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Toucan

Pastel

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Tiger

Pastel

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Billy the Kid

Pastel

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Riot

Graphite Pencil

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A Lifetime of Laughter

Graphite Pencil

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An Age of Indigo

Coloured Pencil

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Cub Scout

Coloured Pencil


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Jay

Pastel

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An Apprentice of Indigo

Coloured Pencil

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Melissa

Pastel
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Pepsi

Pastel

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Rosy

Graphite and Coloured Pencil

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Goldfinch after Fabritius

Pastel

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A Thirst For Life

Graphite Pencil

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Bess

Graphite Pencil

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Lisa and Danny

Graphite Pencil

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Himba Woman

Graphite Pencil

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Mrs Wong

Graphite Pencil

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Lily and Jasmine

Graphite Pencil

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Kirk Family

Graphite Pencil

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Introducing Ellie

Graphite Pencil

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Joy

Graphite Pencil

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Kids

Pastel

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Heart of Stone

Graphite Pencil

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Heather

Graphite Pencil

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Anne

Graphite Pencil

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Emma's Boys

Graphite Pencil

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Fisher Boy

Graphite Pencil

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Daryl

Coloured Pencil

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Bolgatanga Baby

Graphite Pencil

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Dalat Girl

Coloured Pencil

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Connie

Graphite Pencil

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Billy, Emily and Verity

Graphite Pencil

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Bhutan Women

Coloured Pencil

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Albert

Coloured Pencil

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