After Falmouth I then went on to spend over a decade in the advertising and design industry, working in London and Amsterdam, before returning to the coast in 2003, to Dorset.
As an artist my recurring interest in coastal landscapes and marine scenes never ceases to captivate me – my paintings often conveying the very same sense of anticipation I get at spending the day at the beach.
Another great influence on my work has been the artwork associated with travel posters from the 1920’s and 1930’s where detail is kept to a minimum, and the use of flat colour and strong shapes created by light and shadow.
Working with light and shadow is further emphasised by choosing to use a limited palette of desaturated, earthy hues – rather than ‘pulling you in’ allowing you to ‘drift’ effortlessly into the scene as if on a gentle tide.
I undertake most of my work under my own steam, however if you are looking for a commission piece I’m more than happy that chat it through with you – please get in touch by using the contact form or leave a message by phone and I’ll get back to you when I can.
Tel: +44 (0)1202 922761