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Sally Hamilton
Sally has been painting in watercolours since she was a small child. Art has been her lifelong passion and the feeling she has for her subjects is so intimately reflected in her studies.
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Nude
The landscape that society offers up is one that is so dynamic, colourful and radiant that at times it is almost impossible to grapple with the creative juices and decide which way to go.
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Lindsey Cole | Hampshire
Lindsey was born in Poole Dorset. After leaving Poole Pottery as a ceramic artist in 1996, She is now a self taught Hampshire based Artist living in Ringwood practising in a wide range of subjects and matter.
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Ann Squire | Hampshire
With previous generations of her family steeped in the farming life, it is perhaps not surprising that Ann Squire grew up surrounded by a motley collection of animals.
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Antonella Edwards | Surrey
Antonella works in acrylics, water colours and mixed media which give her the flexibility to create paintings that reflect her personal view of Italy.
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Barbara Jones | Hampshire
Barbara studied art at school in Ireland where she obtained her GCE in the subject along with several grades of RSA Examinations.
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Bobby Sephton | Hampshire
Bobby is an artist, illustrator and muralist living in the heart of the inspirational New Forest.
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Brenda Molyneux | Hampshire
Brenda paints in several mediums and contemporary styles. Able to slip with ease between the challenges of portraiture, human form, landscapes, still life and abstract work, she passionately strives to capture the spirit, mood and emotions that inspire and often compel her to paint.
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Cathy Beggs | Hampshire
Cathy has been drawing from an early age and has always loved to draw animals, nature, wildlife and landscapes.
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David Ahern | Hampshire
Growing up in Wales I spent my youth being drawn to the fields and beaches of the Gower Peninsular. Escaping the city to surf, and relaxing in the fields around camp fires, I found myself being happiest immersed in either the waves or sat amongst the flowing grasses and flowers.
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Eileen Sey | Milford on Sea Art Scene
Eileen's paintings are inspired by local and Cornish landscapes, harbours and coastlines. Artwork ranges from representational to abstract in acrylic and mixed media.
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Gillian Goodridge | Hampshire
I'm a painter. I make other kinds of work - installations and readymades - but really, it all relates to painting on one or more than one level: the process, the classification, the history, of painting.
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Heather Jolliffe | Hampshire
A painter deeply inspired by the coast and countryside around her, whilst equally happy to tackle the challenges of architecture and townscapes, or portraits of people and animals.
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Helen Talbot | Hampshire
Helen has taught since 1989 working in adult, further and higher education in Dorset and Hampshire in subjects including drawing, painting, graphic design, illustration, spatial design and interior architecture.
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Hilary Archer | Hampshire
It is difficult to pin down my style of painting, as it has moved on from an obsession conveying speed to expressing my reaction to a specific place, from busy construction sites (one painting won the Lord Mayor of London Award) to sea or rivers here and abroad.
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Hildegarde Handsaeme
My work presents such an original form and content that it is difficult to classify her in a painting school or to compare her to an eventual equal painter.
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Silver Ocean Breeze
Irena produces bohemian themes, shabby chic, mid century modern, rustic pieces, as well as modern and contemporary pieces to meet your interior design needs.
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Janie Penny | Hampshire
Janie is a self-taught artist from a family with a strong tradition in painted media, and has painted and sketched all her life.
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Jo Bird | Berkshire
For Jo, art is emotion; how she feels when creating a piece and how people feel when they see it is important, but either way, different pieces evoke different emotions in different people, exactly as it should be.
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Julia Heissig | Hampshire
Oils are my choice of medium at the moment. I like the versatility and ability to blend oils and I love experimenting often surprising myself by not always ending up with what I intended.
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Karen Frampton | Hampshire
Karen is a self taught artist from the New Forest and has been painting most of her life. Her style is very detailed and realistic with a variety of subject matter ranging from local forest scenes,architectural subjects to vintage vehicles and animal portraits.
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Kate Cochrane | Somerset
My work features elements of the landscape: trees, rocks, ruins and reflections in water. The emphasis is on colour, light and composition using layers of paint and glazing.
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Kerry Dadson | Cheshire
I paint in water colour, acrylic and oil, and gain inspiration from all aspects of life, here in the UK.
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Leonard Baker | East Sussex
I have been painting a wide variety of subjects for many years mainly in acrylic and watercolour.
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Mackerel Shoal Encaustic Wax on circular birch panel 50cm diameter
A local Portland artist working primarily with encaustic bees wax. I am drawn to the olfactory properties of this medium, the smell, the texture and the way it changes under heat.
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Marion Lewis | Hampshire
I have been painting all my life, although more serious professional work pressures often took precedence. I am influenced by what I see in front of me, often local landscape, forest and sea.
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Marion Royle | Hampshire
Marion has a BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art. Her background is in Arts education.
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Matt Hill | Hampshire
Painting from observation, memory and feeling, I use the natural world as my inspiration and rework what I see - often into abstracted mark, line and colour.
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Maureen Tait | Hampshire
Growing up in the Cotswolds, Maureen enjoyed painting the beautiful countryside. She later moved to the South where she now draws her inspiration from the New Forest and stunning Solent views.
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Nick Andrew | Wiltshire
Nick Andrew studied Art and Graphic Design in Oxford, London and Cheltenham. He moved to Wiltshire after graduating in 1979. Since then he has been working as a painter and has exhibited widely, throughout the UK, mainland Europe, and the USA.
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Paul Bennell | Dorset
I am driven by a lifelong fascination with the noise, energy and drama of all modes of transportation. There is an artistic vein that runs through my family, and as a child I was always busy with Lego, making models or drawing.
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Peter Goodhall | Devon
Peter Goodhall is a recognised professional artist and since his first solo show in 1980 he has been widely exhibited, published and also holds a collection of international awards.
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Richard Ashford | Hampshire
Richard trained as a commercial artist at the west of England Academy of Art prior to working for ES and A Robinson, one of Britain's largest lithographic printing companies.
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Richard Young | Berkshire
The style of my artwork is modern, yet classical / traditional and occasionally contemporary. The composition and technique I use is influenced and inspired by the realism and romanticism of my favourite post renaissance Masters and their wonderful, timeless masterpieces.
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Ros Heaven | Dorset
I always enjoyed drawing and painting as a child, but art took a back seat for many years as work, home and family took over my time. I always promised myself I would indulge my interest when I retired.
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Street Scene
Stephen is predominantly, a portrait artist, concentrating on realism in oil. Stephen paints single subjects and large group portraits.
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Sue Murray | Lymington Art Scene
Sue is just someone who enjoys art and painting in particular. From an early age she produced drawings and scraperboards to a high standard and was often asked by family members to create artwork for them of animals and birds.
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Tony Clegg | Hampshire
Most of my work is in Acrylics and Watercolours using a variety of techniques. I prefer to develop an image by abstracting from reality whilst still retaining a measure of reality. I like to do things differently!
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Uma Aslam | Cheshire
Uma conveys upon her canvas all that which stirs her emotionally and spiritually as well as her personal experiences with the esoterics and spirituality
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Seeds of Life
Now I am retired, I am enjoying having the freedom to spend my time painting and experimenting with different art mediums.
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