Swindon portrait artist Stephen Lewis Gilmore can work from photographs but prefers to meet the subject of the portrait if possible.
In the following example, the portrait artist has painted and lit the subjects as though they are characters in a play.
The subjects posed for the portrait. The artist took a number of photographs. He then continued the original art piece in his studio.
The above portrait was done from two individual photographs of the subjects merged to form one piece of original art.
Mrs Fry approached the artist with a commission for a portrait of her mother.
Since her mother has long ago passed on the portrait was to be based on the black and white photograph shown below.
And next is the completed portrait...
Subject to availability, this Wiltshire based artist can be hired to complete quick caricature portraits for the participants at corporate events, or perhaps as a prize for winners of a raffle.
Detailed caricature portraits make a wonderful original art gift for someone's retirement or leaving party.
The artist's work in this area includes caricature portraits as illustrations for magazines.
Please contact the artist for an example of his work.
If you would like to commission your own portrait, or the portrait of a wife, husband, daughter, son or any other person, please contact Stephen Lewis Gilmore to discuss the details.
Portraits can be done in different mediums and to varying degrees of detail.
Oil paintings can only be done if it is possible for the artist to work on location.
Stephen Lewis Gilmore completes original art in different mediums and different styles. Please click around the website to see more contemporary art for sale.
If you are looking to commission a portrait and you live in Oxfordshire, Gloucester or Berkshire, please note that the proximity to Swindon may allow Stephen Lewis Gilmore to travel to you if necessary.
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