Jane Puckering Jane was born in 1955 in Hertfordshire. She attended St Albans Grammar School for Girls before studying for a Diploma in Art & Design/Foundation Year at Hertfordshire College of Art & Design in St Albans. She then pursued a career in the Ministry of Defence and had a family before resuming her painting. In 1995 she moved to Sway, Hampshire. From 2000-2008 she was a part-time lecturer for Brockenhurst College, teaching watercolour, drawing and soft pastels to adults. During that time she was inspected by Ofsted. She currently teaches day workshops in Sway.