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Jane reveals Star Grazing Herdwick
Jane has been an artist for over 30 years, having been taught by renowned artist Christopher Fiddes at Northampton High School for Girls, then gaining a Diploma in Foundation Studies at Northampton School for Art, a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Loughborough College of Art and Design, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Printmaking from Wimbledon School of Art.
I moved from a coal mining village in Wales to Keswick 34 years ago where everything seemed coal dust black and gray. Now I paint in glorious colour of Cumbria views where all the above are included plus paragliders, hikers & dog walkers, couples holding hands & children playing games even the rescue helicopter & don’t forget to look for my signature, it’s there somewhere!
I adopt a varied approach to my painting, which is predominently in acrylic. Some of my work is quite abstract whilst other is more figurative. One of the distinguishing features of my work is a vibrant use of colour. Much of my work reflects an interest in the Lakeland landscape. Read More