About Karyn

I am a London based portrait artist working mainly from photographs, predominantly in oils. I use colour, composition and expressive mark-making to describe my subject.

Email | karynjohnstone@sky.com

Website | karynjohnstone.wixsite.com/artist

Tel | 07515 912 839


My Work


Faces fascinate me and I like to capture an ambiguous expression, a moment in time. Portrait painting has always intrigued me offering a glimpse into the lives of others exploring themes such as identity, emotions and culture.

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