Tim is a leading artist, author and popular art tutor. Born in Leicestershire, England he became a professional in 2000, following a successful career in research for an international US company.
The industry regarded Tim as a highly creative person, he currently holds two worldwide patents
Since the launch of his career Tim has won numerous awards for his art
He was a finalist in the Daily Mail "Not the Turner Prize" award, short listed from 12,000 entrants and had his pastel painting "Pink Hydrangeas" displayed in the Mall Gallery, London
Approaching his paintings like a researcher, Tim works with the heart of a purist and the mind of a realist. Whenever possible he collects his own reference material by observation, field sketches and photography
He loves the "language of line" and the ability to very rapidly sketch the scene en Plein air. This proves very useful when sketching outdoors when the weather proves inclement. He has been known to capture a rapid sketch in the Lake District in the pouring rain from a telephone box and then retire to a local pub to add tone to the sketch
His work is displayed in public, private and corporate situations throughout the world
The oil painting "The Melton Millennium Meet" is displayed in the Carnegie Museum, Melton Mowbray and is featured with 38,00 paintings of the UK`s national collection on the Art UK website
His ability to have empathy with his students has left him in popular demand with art societies for regular demonstrations and workshops where he is repeatedly asked back.
Tim tutors art holidays in the UK, 2019 sees him in Essex at the Watershed Studio and in Derbyshire at the Old House Studio.
A new venue is already booked for April 2019 in North Norfolk for Big Sky Art Courses. this is nearly fully booked and dates for 2020 have been agreed.
Tim is also a regular contributor to painting articles and test reports for art materials in the Leisure Painter magazine
His paintings have several times graced the front cover of this highly popular art magazine, the latest being the June 2019 issue.
Tim has just completed writing a 6 part acrylic series for the Leisure Painter and has recently been commissioned for a further six month series starting with the June 2019 issue.
He is a regular demonstrator for the Artist and Leisure Painter magazines at the Annual Patchings Art, Craft & Design Festival near Calverton, Notts
Patchings Festival for July 2019 will see Tim on his artist stand Thursday and Friday, Saturday most of the day at his stand and also painting an hours oil pastel demo in the Search Press marquee in the afternoon.
Sunday sees him all day demonstrating in the Artist and Leisure Painter marquee, free art gifts and subscription offers will be available.
He is also a successful author with three books currently in print by Search Press
" How to Paint Flowers in Acrylic" published in English, French and Italian
"Perspective" published in French and Chinese
Last year saw him complete writing a third book for Search Press, "Beginners Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels" which was released in October 2018, it is now available to purchase on Amazon
First 50 signed copies sold by Tim will each receive a free Oil Pastel DVD
This new oil pastel book by Tim has already been chosen to be also printed as a Chinese edition
Tim also developed the highly popular Fisher400 art paper which is now distributed by a US company ProArt Panels, who now supply Jacksons Art Supplies
This art surface is unique as having the properties to be used to create paintings in soft pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, coloured pencil, acrylic… the choices are endless
It is popular worldwide and used by many professional artists