Category Archives: Commission

Busy Bee

Image ©KayeParmenter 2016 My latest commission is five large watercolours for a luxury holiday accommodation in Somerset – one painting for each of five beautiful bedrooms. Having visited the amazing barn conversion to discuss the paintings, we agreed that the paintings were to be big and colourful.  To my delight, one of the subjects discussed…

Game On

  It has been a massive honour to have painted so many talented sports people in my time exhibiting at the Queens Club. It is exactly a year ago that I presented prizes of a commissioned painting to each of the winners in the schoolboys rackets tournament and I will be following progress to see…

End of an Era

“RAF Search and Rescue Sea King Helicopter” Original watercolour 30cm x 15cm Private Commission Prints available The era of the all familiar yellow RAF Search and Rescue Helicopter, built by Augusta Westland, has sadly come to an end.  Amongst the many brave pilots, Prince William served two and a half years as a search and…

A portrait out of the blue!

  “A PORTRAIT…..OUT OF THE BLUE!” With two large brushes, a plate with blue watercolour paint and a vertical piece of watercolour paper, I painted fast and loose, enjoying the cascades of water running down the paper. Exciting and unpredictable! Whilst it was my initial intention to overpaint the blue with different colours, people were…

Lettuce!

  In the usual busy run up to Christmas, I have had little time to update my website with new paintings and I’ve had to keep secret the commissions waiting to be given as gifts. A while ago, I was presented with a commission to paint the beautiful “Letty” (Lettuce).  In amongst the mass of…

The Wonderful Ash

I find that painting to commission can be something that can really push and challenge your artistic ability.  I appreciate that it’s not every artist’s “cup of tea”.  I, however, love it! Having recently met someone to discuss a commission, I realise how much I enjoyed our initial conversation as, even in these early stages,…