Portraits

People are one of the most fascinating sources of inspiration to me.

Group Portraits

Stewart Craft Series

RGU Gaming Society
RGU Gaming Society

A large group portrait of the many and varied members of Robert Gordon University's Gaming Society. A limited edition print was made from the Oil Painting for the members.

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Gaming Group Portrait
Gaming Group Portrait

This small oil painting depicts a dozen players and their characters in a game of futuristic Space Inquisition! A nice way to commemorate many hours of gameplay and fun.

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Petel Grandchildren
Petel Grandchildren

Mr and Mrs Petel commissioned me to paint this lovely watercolour painting of all their grandchildren gathered together. An excellent memento of a rare occurrence.

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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.

Mr D.
Mr D.

In Progress and completed Acrylic Painting

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Mr A.
Mr A.

Near finished acrylic portrait.

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Mr S and Mr C
Mr S and Mr C

In progress acrylic portraits.

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Miss Y.
Miss Y.

Sketch and first colour.

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Mr S
Mr S

In progress acrylic painting, featuring the rough blocked in hues of the portrait.

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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.

Alice
Alice

Andiamo means "Let's Go!" and Alice certainly lived up to the phrase!

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Taekwondo Liam
Taekwondo Liam

It was nice to capture his likeness in the midst of his Taekwondo warm ups.

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Ben and Maggie
Ben and Maggie

These two organised a fab roaring 20s themed wedding, so a roaring 20s themed gift was a must.

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Barbora
Barbora

A portrait commissioned as a gift from one betrothed to the other. A great personality.

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Lesley
Lesley

A new year portrait: seeing it in with a smile.

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Retired couple
Retired couple

An advantage of retirement, is you get to choose to live by the beach.

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Lorna
Lorna

Portrait of a teenager. Charcoal was the way to go.

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