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Eric is a self-taught Artist from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire having originally trained and worked as a Designer in the Automobile industry.
He has become well known for his sympathetic detailed portraits of Animals, Wildlife and Birds, spending time watching and studying in the natural habitat for detail.
He started drawing commissions in 1985 alongside working on his smallholding with a large selection of Farm Animals whilst also successfully Showing, Judging and Breeding English Setters. With a steady increase in commissions became a full time Professional Artist in 1994 and started his Jacquerii Art Studio and has since sold commissions throughout Europe, South Africa, America and Australia.
His Commissions has been published in Limited Edition Prints, Cards, Enamels, Fabrics, Tiles and Bone China. Eric is now a Full member of The Wildlife Artists International as a Professional Artist.
Eric likes to utilize light and shadow using a unique and bold combination of Pastels, Pencil, Acrylic, Gouache and Watercolour to build up from a base to a finished creation of stunning detail.
Workshop coaching classes have been available since 2007 and have now grown to 5 workshops having over 50 members including a number of Art teachers at schools. They are available to anyone who would like to have a go at painting and drawing or for those wishing to further improve upon their skills. Also a credited teacher to local schools holding teaching sessions at his studio.
From 1994 Eric has been giving Art demonstrations in his own unique style of painting and drawing and these are available to book.
“His love of animals and birds comes through the artwork with the ability to capture the power and movement of the subjects with not even the smallest detail overlooked making the lifelike artwork widely appreciated and sought after.”
Eric has now extended his business to offer a Fine Art Print and Publishing service using an Epson Wide Format printer. Also his NEW Art Gallery is now open : Nature Through Art at the Priory Gallery.
Based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, Eric is available for demonstrations and workshops within an 80 mile radius . This distance can be increased subject to negotiation.