Louis Smith is a classically trained portrait painter, studying in Florence for three years. He now creates his own work and teaches at the Realist Academy.
A painter of bespoke portraits he undertakes various commissions ranging from individuals through to families and professionals.
His styles include: themed, formal, informal, highly rendered or loose oil sketches.
His use of media includes: charcoal, conte, pencil, sanguine and oil paint.
He leads workshops and art courses .
He has published a number of tutorials on youtube.com, demonstrating the process of his work.
The studio is located in Walton Hall and Gardens and has a relaxed atmosphere with a comfortable reception area. Its floor space will easily hold large groups of people for exhibitions and events.