My formal training was in illustration at the Eastbourne College of Art. I live in South Devon and am inspired by the beautiful coastal scenery of the south west as well as the moor land landscapes of Dartmoor. I prefer working out of doors so as to be able to capture the essence of the scenery and to inspire a vigorous response to the changing moods of the elements. The conditions of mood and light vary dramatically from day to day, offering a constant source of fascination and new challenges demanding a response. ..