November 22nd, 2015

This portrait began with discussions about possible poses, clothing and other practical questions which would inform how the finished portrait might look. We experimented with a few different ideas, and after Nigel sat for a small oil sketch we had a clearer idea about how to proceed on canvas – agreeing on a composition and deciding scale, and so on.

This photograph was taken at the end of Nigel’s second sitting. One or two more will be needed to complete the piece.

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