a self-taught artist and I live in beautiful, rural Shropshire.
The galleries on this website show my Still Life and Portrait artwork, but I do paint other subjects.
preferred medium is oil, I also work in pastels, watercolour, gouache and
sometimes, pencil. Most of my oil paintings are on linen canvas as I
think the texture adds an interesting background to the subject
light is a constant source of inspiration to me: the way it shapes
form and casts shadows. I often make the shadows an integral part of
my still life pictures. I enjoy trying to make representational images of the every day objects of life.
portraits, I like to capture the eyes early on as I feel that
character is to be found there.
work from life and also use photographs as source material.
My work is copyrighted. All rights reserved. Must not be copied or reproduced without my permission.