Painted to mark my second child's coming of age.
Oil on gessobord, 12 cms x 13 cms.
** Top Tip: If you are thinking of painting a portrait of your own son - don't wait 20 years for them to grow up and leave home before starting! It turns out that having to use a bleached out, blurred photo as your only reference is really difficult!!!
'Sunshine on a Palette'
Dorset Artist - inspired by nature and the beautiful wildflowers & coast of my home county
Oil & acrylic original paintings
All images © Andrea Hook
Selected for 'The Artist' Highly Commended Online Exhibition 2022
Double selection for 'ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2020', Mall Galleries
Selected for 'The Artist' category of The Artist and Leisure Painter Magazines' Open Art Competition 2020
Selected for Artists & Illustrators Magazine's Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries Exhibition 2017
Winner of the New Forest Open Art 2015