Commission a Personal Portrait

Here’s How to Commission a Personal Portrait There are many reasons to commission a portrait artist: a family member, a Company Chairman, Headmaster, top Sportsman, new baby, Retirement Gift, Golden Wedding, Politician, Celebrity and many others.  

Barton Upon Humber Connections with Azincourt

  What is the Barton Upon Humber Connection with the Archers of Azincourt?   Barton upon Humber is a town of over 11,000 population, situated on the south bank of the Humber Estuary at the southern end of the Humber Bridge. … Read More

Bowmen of Ware Tell the Story of Azincourt

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  The Bowmen of Ware tell the story of Azincourt and its famous battle between the French and the English During 2015, a party of re-enactment archers travelled to Agincourt to celebrate the 600th anniversary of a Battle that was … Read More

Using Yew Wood for Wood Carving

Using Yew wood for woodcarving will give you many unseen difficulties to overcome, especially on larger pieces. This week’s work in the Studio has been concentrating on working with the grain patterns and dealing with knots. Here is how I … Read More

Medieval Archers Sword

  The Azincourt Archer’s sword needs a lot of detail and here is progress this week: . Now the sword is roughed in, the belt and sort hanger must be organised so the weight of the sword appears to be … Read More

Azincourt Archer’s Sword Definition

This week in the Studio, working on the Azincourt Archers Sword definition…   Attention now turned to the other side of the figure, to mark out and define the position and shape of the Archer’s sword.

Deepening the Shadows

Live from the Studio this week, work on deepening the shadows:   The close-up pictures show more work under carving the flap on the purse, pulling out the bulk by deepening the shadows.

Exhibiting Brigg Arts Festival Aug 2016

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  O.H. Boyd is delighted to be Exhibiting at Brigg Arts Festival August 2016. Exhibition and Sale of Art 26th – 29th August 2016, at  The Angel Suite, Brigg.  This artist lives and works in Barton upon Humber, with a riverside studio … Read More

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