James Lewis is a self trained artist, based in Plympton, near Plymouth, Devon. He left education at the age of sixteen with an A grade in Art and then rarely picked up a paint brush over the next thirty years. In the meantime, he had a twenty year policing career followed by a complete change when he qualified as a flying instructor. He always kept his creativity alive by entertaining his colleagues with cartoons and cariacatures but always dreamed of being an artist.
In 2013 he started producing canvas art for his own home and quickly moved on to selling his work at local art and craft events and venues. His paintings have since found their way around the world, from Australia to America. He likes to paint in bright, bold colours and his work is varied and versatile. He particularly loves to paint the sea, capturing the energy of waves and surf and the play of light on and through the water. He is equally at home though, painting birds, trees and even portraits - pets and humans!
Enjoy browsing and please contact James to buy or commission your own unique work of art!
James is a member of Drawn to the Valley, an artistic community based around the Tamar Valley area
James trades at the following places.
Online at etsy.com Tavi Arts Market in Tavistock, Devon (outdoor market, once a month when available). Various Art and Craft fairs around the Plymouth and South Devon area - see Facebook for details.
...and through personal contact. James will be happy to discuss UK and international postage requirements on an individual basis.
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