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Portrait Artist of the Week Nihal Arthanayake

Portrait Artist of the Week Nihal Arthanayake

Another brilliant model – DJ and presenter Nihal Arthanayake sat for artist Dorian Radu on Sky Portrait Artist of the Week, Sunday 25th October. If you have not yet discovered Sky TV Live on facebook I highly recommend their live broadcasts on Sunday as part of...
Passing Out Day, Household Cavalry

Passing Out Day, Household Cavalry

Passing Out Day, Household Cavalry, London. Painted in acrylics on canvas a portrait of a Blues and Royals cavalry woman and Life Guard March 2020 Passing Out Day, Household Cavalry Acrylic on canvas board Size: 59.5cm x...
Portrait of Kathleen

Portrait of Kathleen

Study from life 4 x 45minute poses. Kathleen was a great model we had a good chat while painting which I like as you can get to know a person through the sitting. Was very pleased that she found the sitting “easy to do”. I don’t feel that a sitter...
Portrait of Peter 2020

Portrait of Peter 2020

Painted direct from life with 4hr time limit. An exercise in using a tight crop for composition and losening up my mark making. I am trying to exploit the transparency of the acrylics which I find really exciting.  I am working on doing this in oils* but I find they...
Amanda Barrett Self Portrait january 2020

Amanda Barrett Self Portrait january 2020

Painted from combination of life observation of reflection in mirrorand view in a new tablet… I was playing with taking selfies leaning over it. My original painting only showed 3 fingers but it looked strange so I repainted the hand with four fingers so the...