My pastel paintings are inspired by the fabulous coastline and landscape of the west country

Over 40 years painting in pastels and still a work in progress

A little about me

I am a Pastel Artist living in Saltash, South East Cornwall where I have lived for the last 40 years. My pastel paintings and sketches are inspired by the fabulous coastline and landscape of the west country which frequently involves travelling around gathering inspiration for my work.

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Why Pastels

I do paint and experiment with other media, but I always find myself coming back to pastels. I love the immediacy, the tactile nature, the purity of the pigments and the way they blend.

Frosty morning walking up the footpath at the end of Latchbrook Leat

The other morning I was on my routine walk with my dog, Jet along Latchbrook Leat on the outskirts of Saltash in South East Cornwall and we had experienced a very hard frost overnight. It was one of those wonderful mornings when there wasn't a cloud in the sky and the...

Websites for Artists

My main source of income which helps to fund my art is creating websites for clients in the Southwest of England though because of the nature of this work, I am not restricted by geographical regions. This website is my second foray into creating an e-commerce enabled...