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Welcome, it's great to meet you...

I am a professional freelance artist & a member of the Association of Animal Artists. I work from my bright studio on the 1st floor of Banks Mill in the heart of Derby, UK. My time is divided between customer commissions & my own creative works.

Through a style of painting that is modern, lively & unique, I passionately aim to provide you with a distinctive bespoke work of art, which is full of character & colour, so that it can be pride of place & enjoyed for years to come in your home.

Please go ahead and explore my website... its full of exciting possibilities

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About Me

I am a professional freelance artist & a member of the Association of Animal Artists. I work from my bright studio on the 1st floor of Banks Mill in the heart of Derby, UK.

I specialise in highly detailed, lively, colourful, modern paintings. I use a unique style of painting with acrylic paint on canvas, using the paint both densely & in washes of colour. Working from photographs, I create a contemporary interpretation of my subjects.

My portraits are created on a commission basis by working closely with my clients to create a bespoke work of art to treasure.

My animal art is my own creative works inspired by the variety & detail in nature itself. The Original artworks, Prints, Greeting Cards and Homewares can be purchased from my online shop, They can also be purchased at events, exhibitions and stockists.

I geniunely feel blessed to be doing a job that I love, it feeds the soul to know that customers love the art I create!

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About Me

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I am a professional freelance artist & a member of the Association of Animal Artists. I work from my bright studio on the 1st floor of Banks Mill in the heart of Derby, UK.

I specialise in highly detailed, lively, colourful, modern paintings. I use a unique style of painting with acrylic paint on canvas, using the paint both densely & in washes of colour. Working from photographs, I create a contemporary interpretation of my subjects.

My portraits are created on a commission basis by working closely with my clients to create a bespoke work of art to treasure.

My animal art is my own creative works inspired by the variety & detail in nature itself. The Original artworks, Prints, Greeting Cards and Homewares can be purchased from my online shop, They can also be purchased at events, exhibitions and stockists.

I geniunely feel blessed to be doing a job that I love, it feeds the soul to know that customers love the art I create!

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Commissions

Commissions

I am very passionate about my commissioned portraits.

I take great pride in ensuring that each work of art is completed to the highest standard, by using high quality art materials & investing extensive hours of detailed work.

The commission process is an exciting one & my aim is to make sure clients are happy with all aspects of my service, from the initial communication through to the safe delivery of each portrait.

Take a look at my Commissions page for more details.

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Latest News & Events

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Mercury to feature in Channel 5 documentary

On Saturday 9th July at 7pm a documentary is being screened on Channel 5 entitled – “The Queen’s Horses : inside the royal stables”

Excitingly, my artwork of “Mercury” the Cavalry drum horse will be featured as part of their visit to “Dyfed Shirehorse farm” in wales where Mercury aka Celt was born. I’ll be setting record on my tv & hope you tune in too!

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Big event on its way..

Between Thursday 14th & Sunday 17th July I will be exhibiting at the highly acclaimed Patching’s Arts Festival in Nottinghamshire. It’s going to be my biggest event to date & it’s certainly going to be a busy one. You’ll find me in the Painters Marquee. For more info click on this link 

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Pinch myself moment

As you recall I was chosen as a weekly award winner of Small Business Sunday #SBS by Theo Paphitis (of Dragons den) back in March 2021. Every year Theo holds a huge conference at the ICC in Birmingham where all the winners meet to hear inspirational speakers, for not working & to meet Theo himself. Here I am collecting my official winner’s certificate on Friday 25th February which is now framed in my studio.

To find out more about what this means & the benefits, follow the link – www.theopaphitissbs.com/about

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People’s choice Runner-up

I’m pleased to announce that am an official “Runner-up” in the Biz Bubble People’s Choice awards. I will now be featured in a directory of the Top Ten businesses for 2022

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