painted, since childhood. I painted caricatures, and got a few
commissions. Then I realised I could draw and paint anything,
people, cats, horses, you name it. I took more commissions.
I married, had
two children and continued painting until Emma, aged 4, was
diagnosed with Leukaemia. Friends, family and the media helped.
Emma visited Mickey Mouse in
. We cannot describe our gratitude - for
memories of a normal, happy child away from hospital.
It was years
before Emma recovered fully. I had another child and started
continued; Christmas Cards for Leukaemia Busters, CD covers for
a rock band, beer labels for a Brewery. I exhibited paintings
with the New Forest Art Society and the Lymington Art Group.
for Emma's 16th birthday. ‘
’ is a memory of this and arouses mixed
emotions. The alligator represents dangerous beauty in natural
I’m working freelance; Portraits, Landscapes, Corporate