Born in 1968 Paul studied illustration at Kingston University & Maidstone College of Art, after which he worked in London as a freelance illustrator. In 1995 he and his family moved to Dorset where he spent some years teaching printmaking and photography. Now he works full time as a printmaker, illustrator and writer.
‘My linocuts are in the tradition of Lill Tschudi, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power, and more recently Michael Rothenstein and Edward Bawden. I love to look at figurative movement; consequently sports are often featured because of the dynamic shapes and action, but equally a crowd of rush hour people leaving a train, or people browsing Dorchester market are wonderful inspiration, when ever I see a crowd my sketchbook twitches.’
He has worked for a number of clients including the National trust and RSPB, as well as exhibiting across the UK.
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