Derwent Procolour on Daler Rowney Heavyweight Cartridge
Commissioned by Derwent as a workshop in Scotland
I have been a professional coloured pencil artist for 8 years now and have exhibited nationally and internationally with solo exhibition every two years the last being the Willoughby Memorial Gallery in July 2018 for 2 weeks.
I have had work exhibited in London, Liverpool, Cheshire, Frankfurt, Cornwall an online across the world.
I hold regular workshops in coloured pencil across the UK and guest teach for holidays and retreats in the Pennines at the Old House Studio.
I have a weekly coloured pencil group that has been in existence for the past 5 years and is now expanding into the next County and becoming affiliated with a large Arts Society in Stratford Upon Avon.
I have published several tutorials with Ann Kullberg as part of the Jumpstart series having just completed my fifth tutorial and have been part of several books published by Ann as a master artist such as the Landscapes book and also 'Dogs and Cats'.
I am a regular contributor to the SAA, Artist and Leisure Painter magazine and am a professional artist for the SAA and act as an advisor to them in coloured pencil.
As an ambassador and freelance artist and advisor to Derwent Pencils I hold workshops on their behalf in Scotland, London and across the UK demonstrating and holding workshops.
I am advisor in the product department and staff trainer in the use of their pencils.
I have current gallery representation in the UK and an agent in the USA
My art is also licensed for Cross stitch use in the USA and Canada.
‘Mum in a Million’
10" x 14"
Polychromos on Uart 600 using the Colored Pencil Blending Powder System
Commissioned by Jackson's Art Supplies for their blog and as a product tester. Exhibited in London, Yorkshire and Liverpool
‘Oberon - King of the Fairies’
Derwent Lightfast Pencils on Canson Mi-Teintes paper
‘Red Hot Chilli Peppers’
10' x 12'
Polychromos and Derwent Drawing on Grafix Drafting Film
Award winner, exhibited in London Menier Gallery, Willoughby Memorial Trust, Winner of the Marilyn Shilham Award, Worcestershire.