“The thing about the portrait of Jake that I commissioned from Kate is that it is so much more than a physical likeness. That it looks just like him is undoubted, but more than that it emanates his spirit and personality. Something essential about him is suspended in the collage and I don't know how she did it, I don't know what alchemy she used, but it's an extraordinary and treasured piece of work.”

Hilary Fannin on her portrait of Jake

"My husband LOVED the paintings and was thrilled to bits. We are truly delighted and you have captured the boys beautifully.”

Rehanna Nielsen on the portraits of her three boys Alexander, William and Marcus.

“The portraits are wonderful. Every time the children look at them, they find something new. You were able to capture each of them so well.”

Joanna Stork on the five separate portraits of her children

“Your picture is much admired and I continue to love it. Every time I look at it properly I smile, so again, thank you.”

Annabel Merrett on her portrait ‘Ben, Layla and Jack’