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Rob Ford Biography

Posted by Ben Turner on

I can remember wanting to stay late at primary school to finish my painting and if i remember correctly, i took the specialised art of ''drawing on walls'' to a new level. During my years at Felsted in Essex, my main interest was always in the art room. It was something that i felt confident with and had great enthusiasm for.  After leaving school i continued to paint and draw and developed an interest in the history of painting. This interest led me to apply to my local college to study an art course. Rembrandt, Van-Gogh and Delacroix were particular...

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Alexander Millar Biography

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Alexander Millar was born in 1960 into the small mining village of Springside, a few miles outside the town of Kilmarnock in west Scotland. Growing up in the small traditional Scottish village gave Millar a strong sense of atmosphere, especially during times spent with his father, a British Rail worker, in the steam filled stations which Millar describes as 'the most romantic, nostalgic places to be.'  'Escaping' school in 1976, Millar left Springside and set himself up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The hustle and bustle of the new town and the local characters heavily inspired Millar's 'Gadgie' characters later on in life....

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Debra Stroud Biography

Posted by Ben Turner on

Debra Stroud was born in Guildford and has travelled far and wide, having a variety of really diverse jobs. Her first creative attempt, at the age of two and a half, was to peel off the nursery freeze that her mother had applied to the wall minutes ealier.  she has always had a creative mind and as a child she used to send her inventions to various toy manufacturers. One of her designs was for an all enclosed sledge encapsulated in a sort of gyroscopic pod so that you stayed in a stable position as you hurtled down a snowy...

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Medal Framing by the Art@Home team

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Jim Hunt Artist Biography

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Born and raised in Liverpool but a long time resident of Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire, Jim retired early to allow him to devote more time to his painting and sketching. He travels as much as possible to provide him with a wide range of subject matter and enjoys keeping a painting diary of his trips. That’s not to say he isn’t inspired by his local area, having just produced a small series of water colours of Saffron Walden scenes close to where he lives.  Jim works in just about every medium and produces a range of art from pencil sketch...

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