about my life
shiva and parvati candle holders in porcelain by goebel
blue irises in the garden
'the firebird' from stories of wizards published by usborne
the walk by the river
'oriole' painting in oil on canvas

Born in Africa, Linda has worked as a professional artist and illustrator for over twenty five years. Working mostly in her favourite watercolour and often incorporating inscribed gold leaf, Linda takes inspiration from medieval and renaissance art. Decorative Persian, Indian and Egyptian patterning are a passion as are birds as a subject. The freedom and colour of birds is emblematic of so many human traits and conditions. Linda’s paintings feel like a modern expression of something very old. Her art has a narrative quality sometimes evocative of folk art and indeed she has illustrated many children’s books. Based in Shropshire Linda works from her studio in a beautiful old town house overlooking the River Severn.

a corner of the studio
'tree house' from the flower power range of cards by clare maddicott
shropshire hills in may
miniature enamel teapots
'tapestry' giftbag for flower city tissue
secret garden from the lemongrass range by clare maddicott publications
 
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