Portraits About You

This time of year, I’m always asked to do likeness portraits of people but I often wonder where they’re going to hang them or how the portraitee will receive their own image -no matter how accurate the representation. I think making gifts of portraits to people who are not necessarily obliged to have them done, like presidents or deans, can often be fraught with problems; read on: http://www.mcsherry.ie/portraits-about-you-you-gifted-individual#
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Check out new work on my @Behance portfolio: "Hand painted gift commission." http://be.net/gallery/54478217/Hand-painted-gift-commission

Check out new work on my @Behance portfolio: "Hand painted gift commission." http://be.net/gallery/54478217/Hand-painted-gift-commission

A portrait for a retiring executive. Acrylics on Canson watercolour paper. Approx A3. Read about the project here: http://www.mcsherry.ie/index.php/2013/12/18/a-portrait-for-a-petrol-head/

Kevin McSherry hand painted and digital creative Illustration, Art and Storyboards

A portrait in acrylics on Arches paper commissioned by the company for a departing executive. Presented framed. Read more about it: ://www.mcsherry.ie/index.php/2013/06/12/great-escapism/

A portrait in acrylics on Arches paper commissioned by the company for a departing executive. Presented framed. Read more about it:

A portrait of a Munsterman. Oils on panel

A portrait of a Munsterman. Oils on panel

A portrait about Jenny. Oils on panel

A portrait about Jenny. Oils on panel

A portrait about Noel. Uilleann piper, union activist and lover of travel, those pipes were a divil to paint. And they had to be right!

A portrait about Noel. Uilleann piper, union activist and lover of travel, those pipes were a divil to paint.

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