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About Me

My first job after leaving school was in a commercial art studio, although I left after six months to take a job with more pay!

After a career of serial entrepreneurship, which involved designing my own publicity materials, I became interested in watercolours, and for the last twenty years have painted exclusively in this medium.

A great admirer of the art of Edward Seago, Edward Wesson and John Yardley, I paint in a loose style. Townscapes and marine subjects are my favourites, but I have been known to paint the occasional landscape.

For the technically minded, I paint mostly in 16" x 12" format on Bockingford 200lb NOT watercolour paper, using Winsor and Newton Artists watercolour paints, with a limited palette comprising chiefly cobalt blue, French ultramarine, raw umber, light red, cadmium red, transparent yellow and burnt umber. I use sable brushes, mostly numbers 10 and 16, with a number 3 rigger.

When possible, I paint outdoors, maintaining that I produce better finished paintings this way, rather than working from sketches.

For four years I contributed a regular feature of four paintings a month in The Journal, which is published in East Yorkshire, and another series in the Journal's sister publication circulating in Lincolnshire.

I also contribute articles in Leisure Painter, and regularly undertakes demos for Art Groups.

Shop All Paintings

Each one is available as a limited edition print, image size 16" x 12", ivory mount, and three choices of frame.

Commission Me

Let me paint a picture of your house, your boat, or your business! Or even your favourite scene.

Art Club & Workshops

I hold Art Club demonstrations & Workshops within a 50 mile radius of Beverley.

Myton Gallery

View more paintings on display at Myton Gallery or visit the website.

Featured In

For many years my paintings featured in Lincolnshire Life magazine, along with a voucher to get money off featured paintings.

Travellers Rest

Beverley street elevation prints are displayed here. Peruse them while you have a coffee!