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frankhill

frankhill

Biography

Preferred Medium: 
acrylic
water colour
Preferred Style: 
strickly realistic
Describe the extent of your talent as an artist: 
l like to think that l can draw anything l can imagine, without having to use references .Not always possible. Photographs play their part .Beats me how artists like Carravagio etc achieved.the realism they did without the aid of photographs.
Describe your early memories of your emerging talent as an artist?: 
Having pictures hung in the classroom at school.
Formal Training: 
Waltham Forest art school 3years
St.Martins I year
part time life drawing at various classes
Informal Training: 
working in various commercial art studios and agencies
Admired Artists: 
caravaggio
Nicholas Poussin
Georges Seurat
Henri De Toulouse lautrec
Role of figurative art: 
To bring back realism to mainstream contemporary art
Favorite Gallery: 
national
Other Interests: 
staying alive
A one line summation of your relationship to art: 
total absorption