Sophie Haythornthwaite received her technical training in Florence, Italy, where she studied the portrait painting techniques of the old masters. Sophie specialises in memorial, or posthumous portraits.

Using your favourite photographs of your loved ones, and your verbal descriptions and memories, Sophie will work with you to create a beautiful memento that you will cherish forever. Sophie’s work is particularly prized for the lifelike quality she achieves, and the accuracy of the likeness.

A painted portrait is a beautiful and timeless tribute to someone special who has passed on. 

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