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Colin Steed Essex, United Kingdom

Colin

Gallery: http://www.painters-online.co.uk/artist/colins5
Website: colinsteedart.magix.net

Biography

I started painting as a hobby back in the 1970's experimenting with all mediums. After a while I found watercolour and most recently Acrylic, suited my way of doing things. It's clean to use, dries quickly and with a small amount of materials you can capture a scene in minutes. Over the years my hobby became a passion and when I moved to Galleywood in 1983 I joined the Galleywood Art Club. After a while I was asked to give a demonstration to the club. I was then encouraged by the club to run a course. In1998, after working in engineering for twenty two years,I decided to 'take the plunge' and turn professional. With a lot of hard work and the help of my wife Linda the courses became very popular with 120 painters attending weekly classes. My paintings sold in exhibitions and galleries and I gave demonstrations to clubs and societies. I have lead many painting holidays to France and Spain and tutor for the F.S.C at Flatford Mill. I write tutorial articles for Leisure Painter and have contributed art work for The Hylands House History and Guide booklet.


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  • WITH CHRISTMAS IN MIND

    Looking for that special gift? Visit my exhibition at Brentwood Library, Essex from 2nd to 31st October 2017

    Posted on 21 Oct 2017

    WITH CHRISTMAS IN MIND
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