People are one of the most fascinating sources of inspiration to me.
Stewart Craft Series
Social gatherings, families and tightly knit groups deserve commemoration. These paintings are often more about what ties the people together rather than individual portraits.
These are in-progress shots from when I tutored an Art Class in a craft centre for adults with learning disability.
I would sit and paint their portrait in the quiet moments when they worked on their pictures.
Each painting was a unique gift to the student.
Single and Couple Portraits
There have been many occasions for me to make a portrait: various one-off commissions, gifts, and spur of the moment. Here is a selection from throughout my artistic career.