Graphite pencil drawing on smooth Bristol board, 14 x 11". My, then boss, commissioned me to create this artwork of his young daughter, Shiobhan, for his wife's birthday. It was actually my very first art commission and I had only been drawing for a few months, but hesitantly agreed to do the drawing. When I presented it to my boss, he absolutely loved it and even became a bit tearful. Then I knew I had done well and it was a fantastic feeling.

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Chepulskaya Natalya 11 Sep 2019

Beautiful work ! I like a lot the softness of the hair!

Artist Reply: Thank you so much, Chepulskaya!

Maria Anna Machado 05 Sep 2019

very beautiful...

Artist Reply: Many thank, Maria, very much appreciated!

Beth Serra 05 Sep 2019

Absolutely beautiful!! What a fabulous gift you have for portraits

Artist Reply: Thank you Beth, for you nice comment!

Joanie Holliday 05 Sep 2019


Artist Reply: Many thanks Joanie!

Ivo Depauw 05 Sep 2019

Good Jill, I know portrait is not so easy, hope you will have more orders

Artist Reply: Thank you so much Ivo!