About the artist
Watercolour landscape. Britain France and Italy. Venetian architecture, etching, needlepoint, tapestry kits and cushions.
Studied landscape painting with Peter Norton in Compton
Oil portraiture in Florence under Signorina Simi Obtained Diploma in Fine Art, City & Guilds of London under Bernard Dunstan(painting) Henry Wilkinson(etching)
Then year in USA Rhode Island School of Design with Dadi Wirz
WHI Tapestry Shop designing & painting canvases. Later set up Needlepoint tapestry business with Sally Foster. My designs hand painted floral & Sally’s geometric patterns, made up as kits & cushions.
Taught etching from home for many years & at Peter & Olive Norton’s summer painting school .. Cubertou, Lot, France..
Prefer to draw directly from subject in the landscape... now using watercolour with pastels & ink definition.
Spent some time in Venice where the light off the water & architectural detail are captivating!
Park near The Fox Goes Free and follow the signs
Barn Cottage, Charlton, West Sussex PO18 0HU