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MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

MY CANVASES ARE INSPIRED BY THE NATURE THAT SURROUNDS US.  I GATHER INSPIRATION WHEN OUT WALKING OR TRAVELLING TO RECREATE A PIECE OF ART. I APPLY NATURAL MATERIALS SUCH AS SAND AND PLASTER TO ADD INTEREST WITH TEXTURE GIVING THE PAINTING DEPTH; THIS ALLOWS ME TO BUILD UP LAYERS OF PAINT THROUGH DRY BRUSHING AND EXPERIMENT WITH COLOUR CREATING INTERESTING CONTOURS OF COLOUR AND TEXTURE TOGETHER.

THIS CREATION OF DEPTH AND DETAIL ALLOWS MY PAINTINGS TO BE ADMIRED FROM A DISTANCE AND UP CLOSE. I ENJOY THE CHALLENGE OF TRYING OUT NEW IDEAS AND EXPERIMENTING WITH ALL SORTS OF MATERIALS. MY HEAD IS ALWAYS FULL TO BURSTING WITH IDEAS! MY WATERCOLOUR RANGE CAPTURES INTERESTING LOCAL AND VISITED SCENES. I EXPERIMENT WITH AN ARRAY OF TECHNIQUES TO CREATE INTERESTING DETAILS SUCH AS SPLASHES, MASKING, WATER SPRAYING AND SPONGING.