I was so excited to find out I’d got a place in Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year at the beginning of 2020, with filming originally planned for March.

Spot my self-portrait top left! :)

Getting prepared

I was lucky enough to have some wonderful models pose for me in life, I mostly work from photos as I need time to make mistakes, learn from them and come back with fresh eyes a few days later, but apparently this wouldn’t be possible on the show (I checked!) I needed to work on my time management. …

Painter, portrait artist and art teacher living in Westcliff-on-Sea in the UK. Co-founder of The Secret Art Club.

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