New portrait

May 3rd, 2017


My mother wanted to be a teacher when she was young, and my father didn't approve of it, so she fought very hard to become one. And she did it. So when I said I wanted to become an actress, my mother was very supportive. She always said to me, 'There's no such thing as 'can't.'  - Archie Panjabi

Watercolour 9 x 12 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

April 23rd, 2017


“I’m absolutely happy with where Louis Litt is. The writers, starting with Aaron [Korsh], have just made him into a human being.” - Rick Hoffman



Watercolour 9 x 12 inches ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

April 14th, 2017


“My father raised us to step toward trouble rather than to step away from it.” 
- Justin Trudeau

Watercolour 9 x12 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

April 3rd, 2017


“I think there are plenty of soulmates out there. That's what I choose to believe.” 
- Emma Stone


Watercolour, 11 x 14 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

March 14th, 2017



“I felt like I was going crazy as a kid. I wanted to be man, get a job.” - Ryan Gosling


Watercolour 9 x 12 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New double portrait

March 6th, 2017



“I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom


Watercolour, 11 x 14 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

February 28th, 2017


“I’m a big personality. I walk into a room, big and tall and loud.“ - Adele

Watercolour, 9 x 12 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

New portrait

February 22nd, 2017


“People think, because we're young, we aren't complex, but that's not true. We deal with life and love and broken hearts in the same way a woman a few years older might.” - Rihanna


Watercolour, 11 x 14 inches, ©Barbara Spurll

Day Time – Night Time

February 21st, 2017

Created this pair for my nephew's nursery.

New portrait

February 15th, 2017


“I’m able to leave Don Draper at work. I'm quite dissimilar from him in real life.” 
- Jon Hamm


Watercolour, 9.5 x 12.5 inches, ©Barbara Spurll