Frequently asked questions

Do you do Commissions?

Once in a while, I might accept a special commission. But it has to be done according to my style.

What does being an artist mean to you?

Art is a the freedom to vocalize your thoughts. A projection of your inner self.
An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success.

Where do you exhibit your works?

Currently in New Zealand. I'm starting to find success in art trails and galleries, online and off. I understand that people are keen to see my works in real life, so I'll aim to expand my exhibiting territories in the next few years. Wish me luck!

Do you teach?

Yes. In New Zealand. I'll be teaching a charcoal portraiture course in Taupo Art School come April. There might be classes planned in the near future in the Kapiti coast, where I reside, as people have been asking since last year :-)

Can I pay in installments?

Yes. Good artworks can be pretty costly so why not?
Flick me an email and we can arrange something.
(You can pay me slowly while I send you a photo of me stroking the artwork seductively each time. Muahahahahaha. )

Can you draw me? :-D

(Unless you have an interesting story of how you survived after being erupted out of a volcano riding a shark, then, yes.)

contact Ashling

Do you have interesting stories? Or have brilliant information about the person I'm drawing? Chat me up! 

Don't be shy to leave a message using the form below. Alternatively, here's my personal e-mail.


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