Magnus by ian osborne

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Watercolour on 425 gsm paper
W&N paint – Burnt Sienna and French Ultramarine

I was commissioned to paint this ‘portrait’ by the mother of Magnus. She sent me some images indicating the style that she wanted me to try to achieve. The painting measures 58 × 37 cm. Magnus is about 10 cm tall (in the painting not in the flesh)
I handed over the painting today and she is delighted with the result.

This upload is a photograph taken indoors with a flash so not great quality.


I paint watercolours and write short stories.

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  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 1 year ago

    I am not surprised that Magnus’ mother was delighted with this portrait and i am equally delighted to learn that Magnus is not 10cm tall :-) Great painting Ian, very compelling composition.

  • Thanks Lisa and ta for the faves!!

    – ian osborne

  • Albert
    Albertover 1 year ago


  • Thank you Albert!

    – ian osborne

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