I have studied at Highbury & Southdowns Colleges, Hampshire, and have an O level and an A level in fine art. I have also attended many Master Classes, given by such great artists as Mike Skidmore, Jamie Boots, Clive Meredith and Vic Bearcroft.
I have also studied 3 dimential sculpture, stained glass and have qualifications in ceramics.
I hold weekly art classes and weekend courses. Please see below for detail on weekend courses or ring me for details about my weekly art classes.
I have been painting for more than 30 years and an a professional artist.
I have covered most subjects although portraits, pets and wildlife are my first loves. I use mainly oils and pastels, but I find oils are my preference.( I currently use Arizan water base oils, and I would recommend them to any oil Artist.)
I have studied fine art at Southdowns and Highbury Colleges in Portsmouth. My hobbies are sculpture and stained glass which I continue to study.
I belong to many local Art Societies and undertake commissions particualrly portraits and pets.
I won an award for the best painting voted by the publicat Salisburys Small painting competition in 2008
I won the Simon Combes Award 2010 at TAWSI for 'Trouble Waters'. Please see below link to web-page.
I have won various awards for sculpture.
Acrylics, Canvas, Drawing, Oils, Pastels, Pen & Ink, Pencil/Charcoal
Aircraft, Animals, Fantasy, Figure, Illustration, Life Drawing, Old Masters, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Seascapes and Water, Wildlife