Ishbel Myerscough (1968-)
Artist of 8 portraits
Painter, studied at Glasgow and the Slade Schools of Art; three times a minor prize-winner in the National Portrait Gallery's annual BP Portrait Award competition, she won first prize in 1995 and as a result was commissioned to paint Helen Mirren's portrait for the collection; in 1992 she painted Graham Gooch's portrait for the Marylebone Cricket Club. She paints entirely from life and usually has numerous sittings with her subjects.
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website