Children make naturally delightful subjects, and a painting can capture beautifully their bright innocence and fleeting youth. As a father himself, he enjoys the challenge of painting children.  Great attention is given to the experience being relaxing and enjoyable for even the youngest sitters, with shorter sessions, treat jars, and even stories read aloud.  Youngsters marvel as their likeness emerges from the canvas and take pride in their participation.

 

Mother (and writer) Anna Wilson, who commissioned a portrait of her daughter last year, sent in a lovely essay on how the experience was for them, to read it click here.

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