Paul Jackson has painted a historical-style portrait of the actor Alison Whyte. She is wearing a large lace collar, or ruff, so she looks a bit like Elizabeth I, an English queen
from long ago.
Look at the intricate detail in the collar, the colours reflected in it and how it casts light on Alison’s face.
Who do admire from history?
Draw a self-portrait as if you are that person. What will you wear?
At home, explore how fashion has changed over time and draw some of your favourite styles.