Sarah Garrett portraits

About Me

Sarah standing at an easel drawing, in a life class

I am a portrait artist living in London, UK. I have been drawing all my life, specialising in portraiture around the performing arts and private pencil commissions.

I have sold pencil portraits for 20 years. When I was at university, the Royal Shakespeare Company asked me to produce a series of drawings of their leading actors for 2 seasons.

Recently I have been developing my painting in acrylics, and have been able to take advantage of my work as a theatre stage manager to paint a number of actors, directors, singers and conductors.

While I enjoy the depth of the challenge of painting, I still love the intimacy and speed of pencil drawing. This is especially so when working on a portrait that is meaningful to the person who's commissioned it.