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Sue Side is willing to accept commissions

My specialism is in illustration and portraiture. I exhibit regularly as a member of The Oxford Art Society, take part in Oxfordshire Artweeks annually, and have been selected to exhibit with The Royal Society of Portrait Painters. I exhibit frequently in local galleries.

I am particularly drawn to the stories hidden in our local environment of tree, copse, land, and sky. I aim to capture the movement and character of birds and animals (often threatened species) which live in our wooded environments and skies, using both graphite and etching techniques. I also enjoy watching the slow interaction between trees and the way they settle in the landscape. Using ink techniques, I explore the atmosphere of this environment in all its woody detail, linking tree to sky, creating a sense of slow history.

Working to commission, I explore the human narrative through portraiture; noting the many subtle details that characterise humanity in any given moment. Showing part of