As a boy he was always interested in art and although never worked very hard while
at school, there was always a good doodle or two on the outside of his exercise books.
A day dreamer at heart, he drifted through school and ended up at art college, where
all drifters end up, studying Technical Graphics where he learned to use a pencil
and a paintbrush from an experienced commercial artist. Leaving college fully equipped
to take on the world he found a job drawing nuts and bolts. He worked in industry
for many years with an artist who would often encourage him to take up painting seriously
instead of always talking and thinking about it. Finally after 20 years of doing
the wrong job he picked up a paint brush again only to find he had a gift that should
have been used years ago.
As well as working with his camera for exhibitions and commissioned works, he has
started working on the computer more producing new designs in the style of old railway
posters. He also spends a lot of time out in all temperatures taking photos for his