In spite of an enthusiasm for oils and watercolours, I joined the Army. Being a 'soldier and painter' worked with lots of subjects to tackle. Trouble spots provided interesting painting opportunities; kids suffer a lot in such environments - hence exhibitions supporting Hope and Homes for Children and SOS Children's Villages. Travel made oil painting awkward, so sketching and painting in watercolour became the norm stimulating interest in sketching, light, colour, form and perspective. Now time exists to explore what works and what doesn't. If you you're interested in a painting, please go to the Contact Section and get in touch.
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