Tim is a leading artist, author and popular art tutor. Born in Leicestershire, England he became a professional in 2000, following a successful career in research for an international US company.
The industry regarded Tim as a highly creative person, he currently holds two worldwide patents
Since the launch of his career Tim has won numerous awards for his art
He was a finalist in the Daily Mail "Not the Turner Prize" award, short listed from 12,000 entrants and had his pastel painting "Pink Hydrangeas" displayed in the Mall Gallery, London
Approaching his paintings like a researcher, Tim works with the heart of a purist and the mind of a realist. Whenever possible he collects his own reference material by observation, field sketches and photography
He loves the "language of line" and the ability to very rapidly sketch the scene en Plein air. This proves very useful when sketching outdoors when the weather proves inclement. He has been known to capture a rapid sketch in the Lake District in the pouring rain from a telephone box and then retire to a local pub to add tone to the sketch
His work is displayed in public, private and corporate situations throughout the world
The oil painting "The Melton Millennium Meet" is displayed in the Carnegie Museum, Melton Mowbray and is featured with 38,00 paintings of the UK`s national collection on the Art UK website
His ability to have empathy with his students has left him in popular demand with art societies for regular demonstrations and workshops where he is repeatedly asked back.
Tim tutors art workshops in the UK, 2020 sees him in Derbyshire at the Old House Studio.
The first art holiday in April 2019 in North Norfolk for Big Sky Art Courses was a huge success and dates for April and October 2020 have been finalised.
Tim is also a regular contributor (for over 20 years) to painting articles and test reports for art materials in the Leisure Painter magazine
His paintings have several times graced the front cover of this highly popular art magazine, the latest being the June 2019 issue.
Tim has just completed writing a 6 part acrylic series for the Leisure Painter and has recently been commissioned for a further six month series starting with the June 2020 issue.
It was an honour to be the front cover artist for both the June and July issues of the magazine.
Tim has recently been asked to accept the post of Editorial Consultant for the Leisure Painter magazine.
He is a regular demonstrator for the Artist and Leisure Painter magazines at the Annual Patchings Art, Craft & Design Festival near Calverton, Notts
Patchings Festival from July 9th to 12th 2020 will see Tim on his artist stand demonstrating and answering your painting questions Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Sunday 12th sees him demonstrating five, free art demonstrations in the Artist and Leisure Painter marquee, free art gifts and subscription offers will be available.
He is also a successful author with three books currently in print by Search Press.
" How to Paint Flowers in Acrylic" published in English, French and Italian.
"Perspective" published in English and French
He completed writing a third book for Search Press, "Beginners Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels" which was released in October 2018, it is now available to purchase on Amazon
The rights to this book will also be published as a Chinese edition in the future.
First 50 signed copies sold by Tim will each receive a free Oil Pastel DVD
Tim also developed the highly popular Fisher400 art paper which is now distributed by a US company ProArt Panels, who now supply Jacksons Art Supplies
This art surface is unique as having the properties to be used to create paintings in soft pastel, oil pastel, mixed media, coloured pencil, acrylic… the choices are endless
It is popular worldwide and used by many professional artists