Graphite and Conti’s pastel pencil on paper


portrait, pencil


  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 5 years ago

    Just spotted this in your wonderful gallery! Barry used to live just down the road from here and my son used to play footy with him in their junior days! Great likeness Paul!

  • Paul Starkey
    Paul Starkeyover 5 years ago

    Thanks Lynda, your comments are always appreciated! Thankyou.

  • fruswife
    fruswifeover 5 years ago

    This is hauntingly good, Paul. Go Pies…

  • Paul Starkey
    Paul Starkeyover 5 years ago

    Thanks fruswife (anonimity preserved), Yeah, I love the eyes on this one. On the A4 original they look even better.

  • Sebastiaan Koenen
    Sebastiaan Koenenover 5 years ago

    You are really incredible with graphite…. Just as I thought it couldn’t become more realistic, you show it can!

  • Thanks Sebastiaan, glad you enjoy my work. Cheers.

    – Paul Starkey

  • Carole Russell
    Carole Russellabout 5 years ago

    Great work – he really stares at you!

  • Hi Carole, thankyou. Yeah, he does doesnt he.

    – Paul Starkey

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations! This work has been featured in Art Up Close

  • Yay!!! Thankyou Lynda, I’m over the moon and having Barry featured in Art Up Close. Thankyou, thankyou!!

    – Paul Starkey

  • nellaevad
    nellaevadalmost 5 years ago

    Well Deserved ,Congratulations paul.

  • Thanks Dave! much appreciated!

    – Paul Starkey

  • Jo Holden
    Jo Holdenover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Amazing work.

  • Yay!!! Thanks Jo! this is a real surprise. Very much appreciated.

    – Paul Starkey

  • mekea
    mekeaover 4 years ago

    Almost looks like a photograph! The eyes are wonderful here! You do great work!

  • Hi Mekea, thankyou very much. Your comments are truly valued.

    – Paul Starkey

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