Thursday, November 10, 2011
Profile: Beverley Main
The art of painting came to me as a surprise. Luckily, approximately fifteen years ago a dear friend invited me to a Chinese Painting Class at the London Public Library and it was then that I discovered the beauty that can be created with paper and colour.
Since then I have taken numerous workshops and classes in Chinese Art, watercolour, pen and ink and acrylics. I have been well guided by teachers such as Sheila Griffith Harris, Johnnene Maddison and American artist Suzanne Morgan Wilkins.
My paintings reflect my love of nature in both
. Costa Rica
, I am inspired by the beauty
of all that is around us and am fascinated by light and colour. I first started
painting with watercolours and will always love their softness and clarity. I
try to show in my paintings how I perceive the world and to share those
Here I am a member of The Brush and Palette Club and The Lambeth Art Association.
, I was introduced to
acrylics and love its versatility and friendliness with other media. My
paintings there reflect a more tropical mood and my subjects vary from
butterflies and iguanas to lily ponds and seascapes. Costa Rica
My paintings there were exhibited for three years in Galleria Mar Y Sol. Our local art group known as Gauguin’s Girls meets weekly to paint, learn and exhibit our work.