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Double Fist by WickhamArt Double Fist :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 7 0 Two Faces by WickhamArt Two Faces :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 3 2 In the hand by WickhamArt In the hand :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 3 0 The Rosey Centre by WickhamArt The Rosey Centre :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 0 0 London Leigh by WickhamArt London Leigh :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 0 0 Butterfly Nose by WickhamArt Butterfly Nose :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 0 0 Heart Pathways by WickhamArt Heart Pathways :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 0 0 Eye See It by WickhamArt Eye See It :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 1 0 The Purple Ribbon by WickhamArt
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Facial Lines by WickhamArt Facial Lines :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 3 0 Fly Away by WickhamArt Fly Away :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 5 2 Red and Black by WickhamArt Red and Black :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 8 0 Sketched Cube by WickhamArt Sketched Cube :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 6 5 Feeling Blue by WickhamArt Feeling Blue :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 3 1 Child's Portrait by WickhamArt Child's Portrait :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 3 1 The Hummingbird by WickhamArt The Hummingbird :iconwickhamart:WickhamArt 0 1
So write a journal ?? Okay, since I probably won't be writing that many I will give you a bit of background information.

I have always been interested in art, something my parents encouraged and recognised early. My dad got some art lessons for me when I was about 9. I first started with watercolours with a lady called Dorothy Peck, every Saturday for about an hour or so. Eventually I wanted to try more styles of art, so Dorothy recommended a friend of hers, Sue Gorringe. For a while I was receiving tuition under both, until Dorothy moved away.

Sue's lessons where a lot longer then Dorothy's, sometimes up to 3 hours every Saturday. Through Sue, I was able to try my hands at acrylics, oils, pastels, sculpture, wood carving and clay modelling, plus a lot more. I continued to see Sue up until just after I finished high school.

After I left school, I went onto study graphic design at TAFE. I have completed Desktop Publishing Cert II, Pre-Press Design Cert II, Design Fundamentals Cert III, and Graphic Design Foundation Cert IV. I eventually was lucky enough to get a job in graphic design, where I worked for 3 years until the business closed down. After about 4-5 months of being unemployed and thinking I was not going to be able to get another job in design, I found another job and have been working there ever since.

I've always just sat and drawn, but for a while I found that my motivation decreased. But, this is something I have rediscovered over the last 3 years or so. Also venturing into some photography, something I yet have no confidence with! My main tools of the trade are felt tip pens, but I also love painting with acrylics.

Well that's about all, if you ever need to know anything else just ask me.


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I've always loved art, drawing and creating. My work can be quite abstract at times. Often I'm asked to try and explain what it all means, but usually I sit down, pen on paper, and just let my mind flow.


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Lion-Heart-Studio Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the fav
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style-troupe Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Love your gallery :)
Beautiful portraits. :hug:
Marcus-ML1976 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the fav. :)
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shamanau Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for your input, I hope this is the beginnings of a great collaboration.
Axcido Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello ^_^ great gallery!

I want to invite you at my page
I start a poll ... please vote ---------> [link]

And if you have time... a comment or a fave of my new draw [link]
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