I am a Somerset artist of traditional landscapes. I draw much of my inspiration from the beautiful Somerset countryside, and in particular the romantic Somerset Levels where the fragile habitat of the Avalon Marshes, just a few metres above sea level, is an intriguing and magical landscape full of history and wildlife.
An enthusiastic painter of skies, the flat landscape allows me full rein in my efforts to portray rapidly-changing light conditions, the effect of sunshine and shadow on the landscape, and the interplay of warm and cool colours.
My favourite locations also include the stunning coast of the Bristol Channel stretching between the Quantock Hills in the east to the craggy heights of the cliffs where Exmoor meets the sea to the west.
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