My biggest inspiration for this work has to be my two dogs, Monty my mad English springer spaniel and Maggie our lovely Lurcher. I wanted to capture the dog’s expressions and character but in a contemporary way. I feel that a painting should look like a painting and I like to see the brush stokes on the canvas.
I trained in oils during the early 80s but due to drying time, I now work in Acrylics. I have also a diploma in history of art.
My full time job is as an art teacher in London, inspiring the next generation.