Mark Davies

City Streets by Mark Davies

About Mark

Painting and drawing have always played an important part in my life, and although largely self-taught, I passed A Level Art as Secondary School and was due to start a course at Chelsea College of Art before a sudden family move forced a major career change.   I ended up joining the Royal Navy and there followed a 22 year break in my artistic career (a very enjoyable one at times).  Now, as a landscape gardener, I am able to combine my love of the outdoors with my painting. 

Working mostly in acrylics, and drawing inspiration from the everyday views around me, my aim is to capture a moment in time in a way the camera cannot;  the blinding rays of the sun bouncing off the sea, the early morning sunbeams filtering through the trees or a nodding field of sunflowers.  Sometimes I succeed, other times I just have the memories to enjoy.

All images © Mark Davies

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