Westcountry Art & Photography
Exceptional hand drawn and painted art from South West England
Learn about my artwork, inspirations and what else I get up to in my blog. See how a picture is made and the process I go through to framing and stretching them onto canvas, it aint easy!
Need to paint more scenery me thinks. Always wanting to push the boundaries of my capabilities. So started this woodland scene. It might go horribly wrong. But that’s beauty painting with digital. If it goes wrong , nothing wasted. I am safe with a pencil as colour not needed. But…Read More
I am a self-taught artist, born & bred in the Westcounty. As a kid I liked to draw & paint. I remember going to an exhibition, & thought I could do that. So, I went home & proved it.
It’s only been a hobby for a long time, despite people pestering me to sell my work but being a laid back Westcountry man, I never got around to it.
My main love is Pencil. I was going to give up painting as being self taught I was poor at mixing colours. Then was introduced to Digital.. Which suites me better for painting. I can use fine lines like in my drawings now. If I get a colur mix right I can save it & not waster buckets of paint like I used to. It's great for reproduction too , with accurate colour reprints. Think it's the way forward. No wastage , that has to be a good thing.