About Sorastro

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For the last couple of years I have been working hard to produce the best-quality miniature painting tutorials I can for the YouTube channel “Sorastro’s Painting“.

Producing the tutorials combines so many of my creative passions – music, photography, videography, and of course miniature painting, that I simply cannot stop!  And the creative rewards are only matched by the reward of knowing that I’ve helped one more person to enter the wonderful world of miniature painting.


I have spent 16 years of my working life in music education – both abroad (in Singapore) and here in the UK which has often been a meaningful and creative vocation, but I am now leading a new life as a full-time tutorial maker that is allowing me to fulfil my creative ambitions and reach a far wider audience.

This is being made possible mostly by the crowd-funding platform Patreon and the generosity of a few hundred fans who believe in my work and want to help me continue on the path of self employment so that I may spend all of my working hours producing the content that they want to see.


Recent samples of my work can be found here, and you can read a recent in-depth interview I had recently conducted by lovely Robin Books from Geekdad here.

Happy Painting!


“some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright.”

CONTACT: sorastrospainting@gmail.com