Commissions Blog

Fran Giffard is an artist whose works have a distinctly original medium: her vibrant watercolour and aquarelle paintings of birds fill the used pages of Moleskine diaries. Presenting a glimpse of the artist’s daily life, brief diary entries – shopping lists, personal reminders, day schedules – can be read alongside the brilliantly coloured images of wildlife, making Fran’s work unforgettably unique.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-09-11 17:09
The world-renowned International Maritime Museum in Hamburg, Germany, is the new home to a commissioned portrait of a ship by Royal Society of Marine Artists member, John Lines.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Fri, 2015-09-11 16:04
Taking place in November later this year, this unique opportunity will allow Bruce to sketch and paint the Antarctic wildlife in their natural habitat, as well as the dynamic icy landscape.
Posted by Sasha Enticknap on Thu, 2015-09-10 15:40
Ronny enjoys the freedom of notably open briefs such as this one, as it allows him to play with his own ideas of tone and media.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2015-09-04 16:13
Harriet doesn’t draw her ideas first; she prefers to jump right in and find her materials that she recycles from scraps. As well as metals sourced elsewhere, the artist incorporated the scrap material that she had found on the farm to reflect the landscape the sculpture would reside in
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2015-09-04 15:28
Royal Society of Marine Artists member Rowena Wright was commissioned to paint HMS Trumpterer for Cdr Tim Henry RN, currently the commanding Officer of HMS Ocean. HMS Trumpeter is an Archer -class P2000-type patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy . Trumpeter is assigned to Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit , having previously acted as the training ship...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-07-17 12:05
The Top Portrait painters this year are Phoebe Dickinson, Robbie Wraith and Keith Breeden.
Posted by Annabel Elton on Wed, 2015-07-15 19:54
Geoff Hunt Marine Commissions Mall Galleries
At 127 x 162cm, this is one of the largest paintings I have been asked to do. The client was a Chilean gentleman with a particular interest in the Royal Navy
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-07-15 15:37
View of the Islands by Jenny Wheatley an art commissions blog
Throughout art history artists have painted the view from windows, whether their own or others. The Federation of British Artists is no exception and some of our most popular paintings depict these interior-exterior scenes. Commissioning a view from one’s window is a highly personal way of engaging with this subject matter. It's a great opportunity to capture for posterity a...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-07-10 17:33
Mall Galleries Portrait Commissions Art Royal Society of Portrait Painters
Portrait commissions are thriving…is it the desire to engage with the creative process, to form something more permanent or deeper, or just to remember something you loves?
Posted by Annabel Elton on Fri, 2015-04-17 12:24
Lisa Graa Jensen RI has a very distinctive style, so we were all intrigued to see how her painting of Nigel’s home would materialise.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-02-11 11:01
Wildlife artist Bruce Pearson SWLA was a fish out of water in October at one of the UK's key Insurance conferences.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-02-11 10:43