Artist's Back to Basics

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Art has always been a part of my life. In my childhood, living in Wiltshire, an English rural county, I drew horses and animals, inspired by the countryside and the many books that I was always reading. As an adolescent and teen I progressed into drawing my favourite movie stars and pop idols, and even through my working life I continued sketching the people and animals around me. For many years I just drew in pencil but eventually, about 20 years ago, I was introduced to colour with pastels. I felt comfortable because to me it was still drawing. I was interested in watercolour and oils but never felt satisfied with my attempts until,

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