Here’s an illustrated answer to one of your most frequently asked quotations.
Does she do nude commissions?
The short answer is yes. She does.
However. This only applies to tasteful or meaningful compositions. Let’s put it this way: if this looks like it would easily belong on OnlyFans, I’m not likely to accept the commission
Who would have though a few years ago that Minimal Woman (that’s my superhero name) would be spending countless hours tackling the hirsute minutiae of dog portraits – and, crucially, love every second of it? I wouldn’t have put any money on it
I don’t think I’ve spoken about this before, but I tend to immerse myself in the pursuit of getting to know my subject while I’m drawing their portrait. And yes, i will project like hell and make up my own stories when I’m commissioned to draw people I know little to nothing about
As I grow older and life gifts me experiences of all kinds, I am starting to become artistically attracted to a very different breed of subject. Consciously or not, I’m choosing people with a profound understanding of freedom, or lack thereof
Who among us hasn’t looked to the sagacity of those who came before us in time of need? Your girl is no different. When I feel mentally drained, or the rats of self-doubt gnaw at my heel, I’ll usually head straight to YouTube for a dose of Maya Angelou’s mellifluous voice to lift me out of my mediocrity
Sometimes, when the stars align, I get commission requests to draw my favourite faces, and I love my job so intensely, I can barely breathe
Sometimes – not often – you open an email and it feels like all your Christmas mornings wrapped up in one and tied with a red velvet bow. That’s what it was like reading this commission request from B. in America
It’s no secret that I find censorship of the human, and especially female body, an abomination and an absurdity
Elvis. So much has been written, drawn, painted, filmed. All that was left for me to do was to do the only thing I do well: strip a few layers of mythology off this boy and find something pure and accessible
Fresh off the press, this is one of my favourite commissions I’ve ever done. Special thanks to the little one’s Dad for having a very precise vision for her portrait