Nicholas attended life classes each week; where the studies included professional models, actresses and dancers, these works are created by using  a mix media of watercolour, oil and charcoal pencil. Approximately fifteen sketches are made each session, often in bound books. 300 studies feature models Caroline, Jess, Gilda, Ella, Mairi, Natasha, Serelyn, Erica, Sophie, Sol, Susannah, Sylvette, Fatima, Magdalena, Maya, Mercy, Tiziana, Vanessa. The oils are made on canvas or canvas board, Arches oil painting paper in small scale from 6x4” to 60x40”.


N.P. James

Studio F, Candid Arts Trust,

3 Torrens Street, Islington,

London EC1V 1NQ

Commissions and enquiries

The Mall Galleries

 Federation of British Artists

17, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD 

Telephone: 020 7930 6844