About me

I graduated  from Reading University in 2008 with a 1st Class Degree in Fine Art, and now work from my small studio with a large window in Eastbourne, East Sussex.

 

Since then, I have been developing my style and technique in watercolour. My work is predominantly inspired by my passion for children's literature and illustrators such as Tove Jansson, Shirley Hughes and Edward Gorey.

 

Using this illustrative inspiration, each of my paintings aims to reveal only the glimpse of a story, letting the viewer imagine their own wider narrative.

 

The subjects of my paintings, although often depicted in isolated settings, are always illuminated or protected which I hope conveys a similar experience to reading a book. I like the characters in my work to be safe whilst they escape into the extraordinary.  

 

I am always looking for opportunities to showcase my work. I also take commissions for commercial work, portraits, artwork for album covers, promotional posters and flyers and illustration for books and or book covers.

 

Please contact me if you are simply after artwork with a more personal touch as a bespoke piece can be created on request.

 

Thank you very much for visiting my site!

 

Victoria

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