A portrait is the most unique and personalised gift you could give and a wonderful thing to own. It can last several lifetimes, taking a little bit of your history into the future.
I have been making portraits for 35 years, from simple drawings in charcoal or pastel pencils, to formal paintings in oils, but
I find that soft pastel is my preferred medium. It is a wonderful vehicle for capturing the infinite subtlety of the human face and figure.
Since I work from photos, it is possible to commission a portrait without having to travel or to sit still for hours; no matter where in the world you live.