Ruth Wilson (born 13 January 1982) is an English actress, perhaps best known for her performance in the title role of Jane Eyre and for her amazing role in Luther.

Pencil on bristol 9 × 12 inch

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Originally from the South of England but now living in Melbourne, Australia. I took up graphite drawing at the ripe old age of 42, after a long hiatus of 25 years. I did achieve an O’level in art, whilst at school, and had hoped to go to art college. However, my family and I emigrated here to Australia and art college was forgotten about!! I didn’t pick up a pencil again until 3 years ago. Just wish I had picked up that pencil a long time ago!

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  • Zeb Shaffer
    Zeb Shafferalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work Karen

  • Thanks Zeb

    – Karen Townsend

  • Picatso
    Picatsoalmost 4 years ago

    Karen, I cannot get my head around your awesome work. I look at it and think: Where did you start..? Where would I start? How did you do this or that? I cant fathom even getting remotely close to anything like this.
    Yes, in AWE I am… :-o

  • lol how sweet, thank you so much :o)

    – Karen Townsend

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunteralmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful work Karen!

  • Thank you

    – Karen Townsend

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful and stunning work!!! Excellent in every way!!

  • Thank you Deborah

    – Karen Townsend

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 4 years ago

    Wow …. What a beautiful Portrait , Fabulous eyes
    Fab tones .Just Stunning Art… I have never doubted for a minute that you are outstanding ! I LOVE you work Pxx

  • Thank you so much Paul :o)

    – Karen Townsend

  • mscornwall
    mscornwallalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful :) xxx

  • Yes she is, thank you

    – Karen Townsend

  • lillybeckart
    lillybeckartalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning work – you have an amazing talent Karen

  • Thank you so much Rebecca

    – Karen Townsend

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 4 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Thank you Maggie

    – Karen Townsend

  • Lacey Scarbro
    Lacey Scarbroalmost 4 years ago

    Amazingly beautiful!
    GORGEOUS lines, lips, eyes, hair, & lighting!
    Just outstanding!!!

  • Thank you so much, you are very kind

    – Karen Townsend

  • sandra .
    sandra .almost 4 years ago

    I am watching a TV program /drama with Ruth Wilson in it, she certainly has a presence as you have captured here too

  • Thank you, I think she is hauntingly beautiful!

    – Karen Townsend

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