About

About:

(Born 1983) Based in Surrey, England

Studied at LARA under Anastasia Pollard, Luca Indraccolo and Giles Lester

Every artwork made from observation or imagination.

Teaching Portrait Painting at the Art Academy (London Bridge)

Concurrent Artwork themes:

Fragility and Solitude

Group exhibitions:

Now We Are Six (Upcoming April 2020)

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2020 (Upcoming May),2019,2018,2015,2014,2012

NEAC 2019,2018

Lynn Stainers 2019

Royal Society of British Artists 2017, 2015.

(Gordon Hulson Memorial prize winner)

Pastel Society 2016

Chertsey Artists 2013

Royal Institute of Oil Painters 2012

Basic Palette:

Raw Umber (Old Holland)

Ultramarine Blue (Old Holland)

Cadmium Red Light

Gold Ochre (Old Holland)

Cadmium Yellow Light 

Cremnitz or Flake white

Brushes:

Synthetic Ivory; flats and rounds (Rosemary)

Hog flats and filberts (Cornelissen)

Jacksons Art painting knives

Supports:

– Fine / Medium French or Italian linen

– Birch Plywood / Ampersand panels / Claybord

Current oil painting medium:

– Gamsol (odourless turpentine) for initial wash drawing or first paint layer (if any).  

– Stand oil and gamsol sometimes added to additional layers.

Drawing:

– Caran d’ache 2mm clutch pencils and leads

-Hot Press Arches watercolour paper.

-Staedtler barrel sharpener for a razor sharp point.

Fine Art

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