John Wright's Profile
I was born in 1955 in Nottingham. I have always enjoyed drawing and painting, but didn't take it up seriously until I was in my early 30's. I attended a local evening class and was very fortunate to find a very good and patient teacher. I joined a couple of local art groups and gradually developed my style and interests.
In my work I paint mostly landscapes and seascapes in pastels, acrylics and watercolour. Through the medium of my art, I try to express the particular mood or feeling that these subjects evoke. I have a love of coastal areas particularly the Suffolk and Essex coast and I enjoy the challenge of capturing the light and atmosphere of that part of the country.
I find that as my painting develops I am using more of an impressionistic approach. I use the paint to suggest shapes and forms rather than…
- Born on January 13
- Joined August 2, 2006