“Gill Vines has painted a most wonderful and exquisite portrait of (the sitter) in water colours as a commissioned present for my birthday. Capturing a likeness in both the physical and the unmistakable spirit… The wash of colour is vividly alive and at different times of the day transforms almost photographic at time. Thank you to both model and artist ”

"I just have to tell you the pictures were absolutely wonderful and (they) were thrilled with them. Such lovely mementos of a wonderful day. Thank you very much for going to so much trouble…"