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
Double selection for 'ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2020'
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