About Deb

 


Looking at the World

My paintings are my response to the visual world, through painting and drawing.

A Kind of Magic

Every painting starts with observational drawing or painting. There is a kind of magic that happens for me when I look at something and draw or paint, an intense engagement.

Light, Colour and Sensation

I want to create in my paintings a sense of what it feels like to be in natural landscapes.

En Pleir Air

I work out of doors as much as possible, making quick sketches, detailed drawings, or small paintings.

Studio Paintings

In my studio in Derby I complete paintings started out of doors or work on bigger paintings.

Biography 

I have lived in Derbyshire for most of my life, and now live near Derby. In the 1980s I studied Fine Art at Middlesex University and then the West of England Art School (now part of Bristol University) where I specialised in painting. In 2005 I completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Fine Art at Derby University. I have an Adult Teaching Certificate and am an experienced adult art teacher.

Collections

My paintings are in public collections including Royal Derby Hospital, and private collections in the UK and America.

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