Andrew Dryden was born and brought up in the New Forest, where he currently still lives with his family. Andrew has always loved drawing since his early school days. Andrew has dedicated much of his spare time to drawing, sketching and watercolour painting since 1991. As a self-taught artist his drawings and sketching progressed into watercolour painting including pastel, and coloured pencil work. Andrew became a member of the ‘Society for All Artist’ (SAA) in 1992, and is also a member of the New Forest Art Socety. Andrew has a number of his paintings held by private collectors through out the UK, and Canada.