If you are interested in commissioning a work please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org call me on 07948244567.
I am always happy to discuss thoughts and ideas for commissions, and to answer any questions you may have. I welcome visitors to my London studio (by prior appointment) to meet me and to see more of my work. I often travel to visit clients and discuss new projects, and to talk through details together . Based on your brief I will provide an individual quote, which will remain confidential and obligation free.
I take commissions for portraits in oils and charcoal, including children, as well as larger family group paintings. I have also completed a wide variety of other work for clients, including creating copies of valuable family portraits and drawings. I have worked extensively as a copyist in the National Gallery, London.
For adult commissions the normal procedure is for an initial 6 sittings of approximately 2 hours each, ideally on consecutive days, or at least close together. Commissions are wherever possible painted from life under natural light. Clients are encouraged to come to my studio in Battersea to sit, where everything can be set up in advance with the best light conditions. However when this is not practical I am well experienced in travelling and staying with clients to complete commissions. Where painting from life is not possible work can be done using sketches and photographs.
Children portraits will generally take two to three weeks from initial sketches to the finished work.
Head and Shoulders £5000
½ Length £7500
¾ Length from £8000
Children from £1500
These prices are a guide only and may vary depending upon the complexity of a project.