Category: Portrait


4 February 2023 By ian

Birthday Here’s another commission I completed in January. I had a lot of fun with this one. A lovely moment with lovely people. As usual, I used Mitsubishi Hi-Uni pencils on Daler-Rowney heavyweight cartridge paper, with a blending stump for the background.

I Think of You

21 December 2022 By ian

I recently finished this picture, which I’ve called I Think of You. A picture of a loved one lost in thought. Drawing this has reminded me just how much I love drawing people. This is another one of my entries into next year’s SGFA Open. I find out in February which drawings, if any, have […]

What? Now?

11 March 2021 By ian

This is the second of what I plan on being a series of four pictures called “What now?” This one is, at least at the moment, called What? Now? This is my daughter, from a photo taken a few years ago on a hot and very tiring day out in Bath. It’s an A4 drawing, […]

What Now

17 February 2021 By ian

This A3 graphite pencil drawing is the first in what will be a series of four drawings I’m calling “What Now”. I love drawing pictures that ask questions. In this case, you might not know the question but you can have a pretty good guess at the answer…

Street Rebels

31 January 2021 By ian

Here’s a double portrait of my friend with his son, out of the streets of North London, in those heady days when you were allowed out. This is A3 and drawn with Mitsubishi Hi-uni pencils on Daler-Rowney smooth heavyweight cartridge paper, which is my preferred paper for portraits. There’s a little texture which helps with […]