After studying painting in St. Louis, I painted in New York City before moving to England, where I worked as an illustrator and portrait artist. I currently live and work in St. Louis, Missouri. INITIAL PREPARATION I am happy to work from photographs sent to me to scan, or digital images of high resolution. Prior to the start of the portrait the artist discusses details of the portrait such as size, mood, clothing, and any objects to be included in the portrait. I prefer to travel to your location if possible for the initial preparation. This takes about 2 to 2 ½ hours. During this tim...