Fran Ng is a portrait artist specializing in watercolor portraits for children. The portrait process begins when she photographs the child in natural light. (It’s also possible for her to work from a photo reference provided by the client). She slowly develops the portrait in transparent layers to create a luminous, jewel-like effect. For Fran, creating portraits is like an act of devotion to manifest the radiant soul within each child.
Fran is also a printmaker and author-illustrator of award-winning books for children. She lives in Manila, Philippines.
Her clients have called her portraits:
- “hands-down, the best Christmas gift ever that the kids' grandparents have received"
- a “treasure”
- “a special way our kids can remember themselves by, once they’re grown up”
Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Printmaking
One-Year Full Scholarship
Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art & Design
Certificate in Painting
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
AB Interdisciplinary Studies, magna cum laude
Ateneo de Manila University