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A portrait of an old friend of mine, who I haven’t seen in quite a while now…..

Oil painting on masonite – 18 inches x 18 inches

Featured in the ‘Art With Meaning’ Group
Featured in International Superheroes of Drawing, Illustration and World Domination


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.

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  • katrilumi
    katrilumiover 5 years ago

    WOW! Brilliant!

  • Thanks Katri – that was a dam fast reply!! regards :)

    – Chris Baker

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 5 years ago

    Wonderful painting, your friend looks like a nervous chap.

  • Hi Jim!! Yes indeed – it was a tense and agoraphobic stage for him back in those days… :(

    – Chris Baker

  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyover 5 years ago

    Chris, you’re amazing, abolutely fantastic! ;D
    The amount of colors and emotion you put into this piece is just incredible. I think your friend will be very surprised, you must tell him! :)

  • Thanks Ming – most kind of you :)
    I shall of course be letting him know, and he was already aware tht I was going to paint this some time ago… ;) cheers!

    – Chris Baker

  • Josh Bowe
    Josh Boweover 5 years ago

    Superb Chris, brilliant capture of anticipation

  • Thanks Josh – well spotted :) Just about sums up the mood here ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • Medusa
    Medusaover 5 years ago

    This is so Beautiful and Sensitive… You’ve captured the fear and wonder perfectly… Very Childlike…Yet Intense…


  • Thanks M :) I wanted to put forward just that; the fear of a protective thin glass veneer about to crack ….

    – Chris Baker

  • 1chick1
    1chick1over 5 years ago

    wow stunning love the colours

  • Hi Kristy! Thanks so much :) An awkward moment to catch, but felt like the right thing at the time to do ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • biddumy
    biddumyover 5 years ago
    Great detail, fab. painting!!!
  • Thank you so much, biddumy :)

    – Chris Baker

  • Maureen Bloesch
    Maureen Bloeschover 5 years ago

    lovely drawing!

  • Thanks Maureen! you don’t ‘look’ 365 years old!

    – Chris Baker

  • hollypaino
    hollypainoover 5 years ago

    Wow..great piece. You’ve captured lots of emotions here. Kind of Mona Lisa-esque in that respect.

  • Wow… what wonderful comments, Holly! Thank you :)
    Isn’t there a ‘Mona Lisa’ challenge going down here somewhere??

    – Chris Baker

  • banrai
    banraiover 5 years ago

    wonderfully drawn, great painting, Chris

  • Thank you banrai – I really appreciate your kind praise :)

    – Chris Baker

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