I have worked as a commercial artist for over 30 years, following my training at Batley Art College, I began my career as a background painter on the animation movie, THE BFG and on the TV series Dangermouse. I continued my career in the world of animation and television with my own TV series, THE INK THIEF starring Richard O Brien and then as a visual development artist on BALTO, FLUSHED AWAY, DESPICABLE ME , THE CORPSE BRIDE and more recently ARTHUR CHRISTMAS and PIRATES. I have designed numerous animation commercials as well as illustrating several children's books including Enid Blyton's THE SECRET SEVEN and NELLY THE MONSTER SITTER as well as my own book FROOBIE PINK and the NIGHT NOISES. (Original art from these books are available on this site).

Outside of my commercial work I have continued to develop my personal paintings and drawings, IN THE RED PRESS was set up to publish and distribute this side of my work.


TECHNIQUE
I trained as a traditional artist and for many years my chosen mediums were ink and watercolour.  As my career developed and the years passed by, computers began to emerge and I began exploring the potential this new tool had to offer.

I was particularly excited when I was introduced to a program called CORAL PAINTER, This is a digital software package designed by artists for artists.  It is a complete artist material box, you chose the medium you want to work with, such as oil pastels and then draw and paint onto a WACOM TABLET in the same way you would draw onto a piece of paper with the only difference being that the computer screen is your canvas (I do not use any 3D packages to create my images). What is important to me is maintaining the traditional techniques within the medium of computers. The final prints are the artworks and are produced using the highest quality archival inks and papers available.  

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