All posts filed under: family portrait

Abby’s family portrait

Latest Etsy commission, this time for Abby in Cambridge! The idea was to capture a happy time for this gorgeous family, including nods to some more or less obvious likes and hobbies – from gardening to mermaids, history books and Pinot Grigio, there is definitely […]

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Todd’s cycling family

Another lovely brief all the way from Melbourne this time! This was a present from Nina to her husband Todd on his 40th birthday from which was just a couple of days ago!! The family loves nothing more than an outing on their bikes in […]

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Tara and Ed’s wedding portrait

Tara asked me to create this portrait for her wedding – so I felt very privileged to get access to all their outfits before the big day, and got to see the bride before her groom!! The drawing was used as a cake topper, but […]

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Family diorama 

   I’ve been a little obsessed with dioramas since I first discovered their official existence through the ever mind-boggling creative geyser that a good old Pinterest session can bring. What is it? It’s basically a 3D ish picture in a box. I’ve been meaning to […]

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Chris’s family tree

Now the nice thing here, is that this is the counterpart of Nicki’s family tree that I posted earlier. The first tree was for Nicki’s family, and this one is for Chris’s family, her other half! Chris’s parents are keen gardeners, and his dad is […]

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The Conn family tree

This was a Christmas present for Nicki’s parents, with their three kids, respective kids and grand kids. Cousette and David love a good cruise amongst other things, so I added these details to make this truly theirs… As ever, each person was drawn from normal […]

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Shona’s family tree

A lovely tree for a smashing family… Shona and her team of super smart cookies! This tree is completely bespoke, from the clothes to words and bikes -exactly as specified by the family. Apparently, it’s a big hit with the kids ‘it’s sick!!’ More family […]

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Gill’s family tree

Lindsay got in touch with me, wanting to get a family tree for her sister’s 40th birthday – with days to spare. I’m not one to shy away from a challenge, so we went for it. This was such a fun tree to do, especially […]

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The Mengardon-Coates

The one that started it all… this is my very own family, a couple of years ago – I know because it ‘only’ includes three cats, and we have since acquired three more. We read a lot of Going on a bear hunt for my […]

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The Brittons

Meet ‘team’ Britton, or possibly the most outdoorsy family you’ve ever met. They live for the great outdoors, and this has to be reflected in this portrait, and this is how they found themselves on a kayak, and happy too! Their little boy exhibits classic […]

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Family coats of arms!

Woke up the other day thinking of dynasties to come and thought about coats of arms – how it was a shame not to have something to commemorate what makes a family unique. And then it was obvious, a modern version was what was needed! […]

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