Artwork by Neil Toms
Hi, I’m Neil. I am in my mid forties and from the small island of Guernsey in the English channel.
I have always sketched but never really painted before. Producing art has been my focus for the past three months.
I have taken a break from it for 5 years and I felt inspired to paint a portrait, to my surprise I have improved a lot and I feel encouraged to carry on at a fast pace.
As you can see I have focused on tonal study to prepare for the next steps in learning to paint portraits.
I now face the next step of painting in oil and wish to have access to the best resources to learn about en grisaille and the glazing methods. This will propel me in to the world of painting portraits at a much higher standard. …