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Commissioned Portraits

Because I have them listed on my resume I thought I’d make a page of the portraits that I was asked to do for money. Some of these are preliminary sketches for works I haven’t scanned. Not all my commissioned portraits are represented here. Here's a link to the more extensive portrait page.

 MiketheSwan@yahoo.com
 
 
 

 

stolen portraits
character studies
the Carnegie Hall sessions
model sessions
other colored paper
from the photograph
Robin Mathews
C.R. Avery 
s.p.'s
split second faces
the 3 minute profile experiment
(25 in 3 days marathon)

In the works:
the Chapter in a Book Idea
A 4 panel, once a week portrait.
The book of 12 eyes
The Paper doll Portrait

the inspirational Jodie Ann Zinner

the freely flowing E.Spliff

the controversial Robin Mathews

the hilarious Graham Clark

David & Connie

C.R.

 

 

Mike is currently being represented by the Ayden Gallery in Tinseltown, Vancouver & will be showing his sketchbooks at the Triannon Gallery in Lethbridge, September, 2005



disciplines:

7 printmaking methods    1997

the portrait     ongoing 

the 3 minute portrait experiment
(25 in a 3 day marathon) 2003

the Carnegie Hall Sessions   2001

lil' nudes (paint on photograph of large life studies) 1997-2003

pen & ink drawings from t.v.   1994


sketchbooks:

"Rachmaninoff" & other Composers
(very recent work in development)   2003

portrait of an artist as a young man
(& other novels drawn by me2000-2002

paintings of C.R. Avery's "A Shotgun Wedding"  2002


other:

12 lessons in introverted oratory  (formerly "moon mojo")   2003

the diarial adventures of Mickey the Swan   2002

sha.la.la.la (the late 20th Century . Bop1988

a contribution to Jabbar Al Janabi's  "Anu"2001

commercial work     ongoing

early work (studies of bus stops & bars) 1988