'Today we are going to paint' Activity in the afternoon on a school child in the sixties. While the rest of the country appears to be experimenting with illegal substances I was busy getting high on the bright colors of the painting posters and the anticipation of what I could do with them. However, it soon became jubilation deflation as all sessions resulted in nothing but a muddy mess. The v ... read more
'Today we are going to paint'
Activity in the afternoon on a school child in the sixties. While the rest of the country appears to be experimenting with illegal substances I was busy getting high on the bright colors of the painting posters and the anticipation of what I could do with them. However, it soon became jubilation deflation as all sessions resulted in nothing but a muddy mess. The vivid colors and wild images fill my head does not leave the paper. I was the artistic equivalent of tone deaf, and after months of frustration, I finally gave up. With my career in the fine arts, he sought refuge in the school of dressing box.
Rapid painting free 15 years Middlesex Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Music, Dance and Theater. Everything went well until "Set and Costume Design." My Hamlet apparel amounted to a small written in biro, guardian, however, seized my inch high Ophelia, praising the potential in the scheme. Unbelievable. I Malcolm. He does not teach in the traditional sense of design or perspective on life, but it gave me courage to experiment with color, textiles, ideas, opening a door that I thought was closed forever.
But I do not agree with Malcolm about promoting the faith of my artistic abilities, after graduation and a brief stint in the theater started my career in television. I have made programs for most of my professional life, which can be a stimulating environment for creative types, but four years ago I decided I wanted to start oil painting. A view through the window of a rented house in the river at Lymington, Hampshire sparked everything off. The way the light fell just prompted me to paint. Six months later he was a finalist in the national competition run by Artist and Illustrators magazine. Among the paintings that continued to produce programs.
And after a malignant tumor was discovered on my face. I will spare no gory details but it is sad and I needed tranquility and solitude for some time. Fate gave me the opportunity to develop my craft really unexpected.
Bell Art in Winchester began showing and selling my work. One painting, chosen by WH Smith's British Artists for card range, which sold more than 20,000 in the first year. Seven posters are in America and I have twice been a finalist at London's Public Eye competition. But the high point was the election of Green Washington to publish my work. Their reproduction abilities are exemplary and high caliber of artists. It is an honor to be among them.
It has been a great journey from the school children, but I am finally starting to get pictures of my head and canvas. show less