My folks by Chris Baker
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I finally got around to doing a pencil portrait of both my folks together a little while back, which was quite a challenge for me.

Graphite pencil on cartridge paper – 21cms x 29.7 cms

Featured on ‘Graphite Pencil Artists’ 1st July 2009

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paper, portrait, pencil, graphite, pencil portrait

A figurative artist, Chris started out as an illustrator, later to become a figurative painter, focusing mainly on portraits.

Chris has exhibited in several one-man shows, and a few mixed shows in London.

Commissions – Please contact me here: newfeenix@gmail.com

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Comments

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 5 years ago

    beautiful drawing, chris… one can really feel the intimacy between them… you’ve portrayed it so well… : )

  • Chris Baker
    Chris Bakerabout 5 years ago

    Thanks Mimi :)

  • cwhite
    cwhiteabout 5 years ago

    Oh My…this is so beautifully done…I especially love the detail and expressions. :)

  • Thank you cwhite :)

    – Chris Baker

  • ozjami
    ozjamiabout 5 years ago

    fantastic !!!

  • Many thanks ozjami :)

    – Chris Baker

  • lessmutzart
    lessmutzartabout 5 years ago

    Great piece and so much more pleasantly posed than most portraiture.

  • Thank you again Les – an honour it is ;) Chris

    – Chris Baker

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowabout 5 years ago

    This makes me smile….. you have perfected the look of contentment … and wholeness….. I bet they are thrilled with your work!!!! thank you for sharing!!!!

  • Hello Brenda – My pleasure, and many thanks for your comments :)
    Indeed, they were very pleased (I think!); more so as it was a little gift to them…. ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • Simon Aberle
    Simon Aberleabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you so much Simon – I feel honoured by this feature! Not least because drawing especially has always been so close to my heart and a life-long passion of mine :)

    – Chris Baker

  • Varry
    Varryabout 5 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature,amazing drawing!

  • Thank you varry – I really flattered by this!

    – Chris Baker

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 5 years ago

    congratulations, chris….. again…. i’m getting jealous….. ; )

  • Jealous, YOU?? You’re up there with the very best of them Mimi – you’re teasing me ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • Andy Beck
    Andy Beckabout 5 years ago

    A lovely portrait, nicely executed.

  • Thanks Andy; really appreciate this coming from one as talented as you :)

    – Chris Baker

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