My painting is all about a love of nature and the excitement I get from the colours and the shifting light. I love painting outdoors 'en plein air' where there is no time to doubt oneself and I really feel the thrill and connection to the elements. I am an experienced qualified tutor, having taught Art in Secondary schools and for examining boards for 8 years. My teaching style is structured, caring, and I strive for everyone to find their own unique style within a framework of techniques. I now run the New Forest Art School where I tutor regular day classes, workshops, painting holidays in the New Forest and abroad with Shades of France holidays.
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Acrylics, Oils, Watercolour
En plein air, Flowers or Gardens, Landscapes, Seascape, Still Life
Daler Rowney Artists watercolours, Cobra water mixable oils, Atelier Interactive acrylics
2010Watercolour painting requested for donation to the Creasey Gallery collection, at Salisbury library and museum services.2013 Betty Waskett Salver Award for 'Best acrylic painting' at the Fordingbridge Art Club Annual Art Exhibition.2015B