Category: Portraits

Artworks based on the human face

National Portrait Award ? No thanks. by Alan Dedman

Like so many artists, I once aspired to win the National Portrait Award – the BP National Portrait Award. After several years of putting work in for the…

Catalogue of works for sale by Alan Dedman

At studio1.1 Alan Dedman showed an eclectic mix of imagery, created over the recent years at his studio in Somerset. Linking traditional, figurative painting with ‘automated action painting’…

Alan Dedman shows his work in London, 2017

I exhibited at Studio 1.1 in Shoreditch, London, UK during late November this year. The show consisted of paintings and drawings – conventional nudes and portraits made from…

Why my spin paintings are so much better than Damien Hirst’s by Alan Dedman

My spin paintings are so much better than Damien Hirst’s because: 1) Mr. Hirst gets paid too much for his, I get  slightly less – indicating (in the…

George Osborne – portrait by Alan Dedman

George Osborne features in the news a lot. Recent coverage has detracted from his political stature – what with Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation from the Cabinet. I have…

Portrait of Abdul painted in oils by Alan Dedman

This is a recently completed portrait of a man from Bangladesh, called Abdul painted by Alan Dedman. The painting is in oils over acrylic on board, A6 size…

Oil painting of a partially sighted gentleman by Alan Dedman

This is a third portrait of Ray I have been working on recently. I began making oil paintings of him about two years ago. He is a partially…

Portrait of Raymond by Alan Dedman

One person who offered to sit for me was a chap called Ray. Partially sighted, he uses a white stick and began attending my studio about two years…