Portraits & Figures
Gillian has drawn portraits since she was 5 years old. Her love of the face and her skill in capturing a likeness is her strongest attribute. She used the face to start her own business
In drawing caricatures to make ends meet as a single parent. After 30 years, she will occasionally work at parties and functions drawing caricatures.
She presently does commissioned portraits for individuals and families.
Gillian has also experimented in drawing and painting the figure and portrait to convey a story or message to her viewers. She has done a series of figurative portraits of“Intimacy”, her mother and psychological self–examination.
Her large paintings and charcoal portraits show her understanding of the figure and portrait to communicate the emotion of her sitter(s).