In my artwork, I thrive to create detailed and realistic depictions of a subject through the use of graphite. I've had a background doing fine art through the education system, honing my skills from a young age. I've had a bumpy life and arts always been an escape and love for me. I'm influenced by anything difficult to portray through art, always pushing my capabilities and skills into new areas. I take care of the quality of my work and tend to spend large amounts of time working on the tiniest of details, this is something which excites me when working.
I’m an artist living on the North East Coast. I recently completed a series of paintings which were imaginative responses to archeological finds at an a Saxon site at Loftus in North Yorkshire.
At present I am working on a group of pictures concerned with the theme of ‘home’. Exploring my own history, I’m interested in ideas of belonging, memory and time.
My name is Lucy,
I am a self taught artist.
I have always had a suppressed desire to paint.
But due to home and work commitments, I only produced a dozen or so pictures in 45 years.
Then health problems forced me to leave my job in clothing production.
I attended a art workshop and meet an artist who's kind words of encouragement
set me back on the creative path.
I now find time to paint.