Her Face - A Quiet Desire


This small painting shows a woman's side face with closed eyes and raised flowing hair

I have used graphite to sketch the initial image, then worked thin layers of Winsor & Newton professional acrylic paint in Burnt Sienna for the hair. The skin tones are Buff Titanium, White and finally Gold Leaf surrounds her head. Little spots of colour are painted onto the gold leaf area at the nape of her neck to signify smouldering desire.


My signature and date is on the front of the canvas and details are also written on the reverse of the canvas board.

The painting is protected with layers of Archival Gloss varnish.


  • Artworks are offered for sale unframed because I believe the collector prefers to choose his/her own frame; I have created two CGI images to show how the painting might appear surrounded in a pale and a black frame.
  • However if you wish to purchase it framed, I have added some options to choose from.
  • I use a profssional framer in my local city so you can be assured of quality materials and a fast turnaround service. 

The unframed artwork will be sent to you, wrapped in acid-free tissue, carefully packed and sent by tracked delivery.

The framed artwork will be wrapped and carefully packed and sent by tracked delivery.



A Certificate of Authenticity is included with all artworks.


Materials used:

acrylic, varnish, goldleaf, graphite


Available unframed: 20.3 x 20.3 cm / 8 x 8 inches

Available framed:  approx 24 x 24cm

Please choose a frame from the dropdown options or email to discuss framing

N.B. the price includes worldwide delivery.

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