Commissions Blog

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
Barn Owl by Simon Turvey Image for Commission Wildlife Art blog post
We were recently approached by a client who had seen and fallen in love with a work by Simon Turvey SWLA which had sold before she could purchase it. Commissioning an artwork allows art lovers to purchase a painting in a similar vein to one that they might have missed out on buying in the gallery. However it adds something...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2015-07-17 12:20
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
"Ever since I was a child, I have loved drawing ‘life’ as a subject."
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-01-28 10:40
"..Big, ambitious, challenging – a commision that forces me to look at and consider a new aspect of life outside the studio and then puts me back in the studio to explore my methods and materials."
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-01-28 10:29
“Keeping a sketchbook is a wonderful discipline. The concentration required to record a scene, however briefly, means that the whole experience of being there on that day comes flooding back when the time comes to produce a painting.”
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2015-01-28 10:14