Ancestral Portraits

Jack townrow footballer

Jack Townrow Portrait

Hello All, I thought I’d show you a wonderful oil portrait of professional footballer Jack Townrow.  Jack Townrow also known as John Townrow (1901 – 1969) was an English footballer who played for England in 1925. Born in West Ham, Townrow began his professional football career at the end of the First World War with […]Read More

Ancestral Portraits – Black & White to Colour Paintings

Hello Everyone, Today I thought I’d show you an example of an oil painting that was painted in colour but that was based on an old black and white photo. The artist took direction from the client as to what colours she wanted him to paint their clothes in but also did quite a bit […]Read More
alan turing

Painting of Alan Turing

Everybody has heard of Alan Turing. Codebreaker, mathematician, homosexual and philosopher, he famously worked at Bletchley Park deciphering encrypted messages by the German Enigma machine, which helped the war effort by giving vital information to the Allies.  Sadly and rather cruelly he was arrested in 1952 for homosexuality, his security clearance was withdrawn meaning he […]Read More
Ancestral Portraits

Ancestral Portraits

Turn your Old Black & White Photos into Treasured Oil Paintings!      There are significant moments in everyone’s life that deserve to be captured, and Fabulous Masterpieces is passionate about immortalising them in oils. Our portraits allow emotions, personalities and sentiments to shine through – creating memories that will last a lifetime. The process […]Read More