Portraiture has always been close to my heart. I am a ‘people person’ by nature and so perhaps it follows that I am also drawn to paint portraits.
Creating paintings in this looser, freer, fine art style provides me with a nice balance to my more intricate and detailed design work. I enjoy capturing a fleeting moment, expression or feeling and I love the timeless element that painting brings to this.
I offer pregnancy portraiture which links directly to my birth and doula work and is a unique and beautiful way of capturing a special image of the mother-to-be.
Many people will be familiar with maternity photoshoots but a pregnancy portrait is something even more individual. A portrait can be created in several ways and can easily be tailored to your preference:
Whether it be for a friend, a relative, or for yourself, a portrait makes a beautiful gift for a soon-to-be mother. It is a timeless and exquisite reminder of the innate strength, beauty and wonder of the female.
I began painting these pictures as wedding presents for my friends. I wanted to give them something unique, personal and long lasting.
Why not do something different and commission a special gift from your heart?
The image can come from an existing photograph or one which has been taken on the day of the wedding. Using one of the couple’s chosen professional photographs means you can be sure they like the image, but it can make the painting truly individual if the picture is one which has been taken by you during their day, capturing a beautiful and fleeting moment.
It may take slightly longer for their wedding gift to reach them but sometimes waiting a little longer is the key to receiving something extra special ...