About Robin Kent

Robin Kent is a fine artist and portraitist, painting in traditional oil paint on canvas and board, watercolours, and also drawing in pencil, pen and wash.

Trained as an architect, Robin enjoys painting  portraits and sees the painted portrait as a monument to individual personality, an iconic commemoration and celebration of the eternal human spirit, a window into the soul and a record of relationships:

“The human body is a kind of building and the face is the facade, the part which communicates who we are and how we are feeling. For me, portraiture has a unique depth of interest and meaning, and presents absorbing technical challenges which take it well beyond mere depiction.”

"I also enjoy drawing and painting buildings - of course!"

 

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