Jean Walker - Fine Artist

Jean Walker

Cannock, Staffordshire - United Kingdom








Jean Walker

Cannock, Staffordshire - United Kingdom

Jean Walker - Fine Artist

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May 30th, 2012







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About Jean Walker

Hi my name is Jean; I am a self-taught artist who works from my studio at home, in oil paint on canvas, My main subjects being Landscapes and Seascapes. I have recently undertaken portraiture, of which I am thoroughly enjoying and a new and challenging area for myself. I also have an extremely keen interest in Photography and I often paint from my collection of pictures, they prove an invaluable source of reference on wet and windy days when it is impossible or impractical to paint al-fresco.

I have been painting seriously since my children left home, that's when I realized that I had more time to pursue my passion - (painting) so In 2002 i decided to expand my vocabulary in art by enrolling into Lichfield & Tamworth College for a 2-year Art course to obtain my A-Level. In 2004 I was accepted into Wolverhampton University, graduating in 2007 with a B.A (hons) in Fine Art Painting at the age of 59.

Whilst at University' I was under the illusion that I would be learning to paint like the 'Great Masters' Caravaggio, Constable, William Hodges or J.M.W Turner, by learning their intricate techniques and styles. But; my tutors steered me into the direction of Installation projects, (with the minimalist amount of traditional styled painting) instead painting abstracts and working with wood and cardboard cut-outs emulating the famous silhouette artist 'Kara Walker' this was my path for the next 3-years.

Iconic buildings and areas of outstanding natural beauty have always inspired my love of architecture- nature and the diverse weather conditions. Cannock Chase Forest in Staffordshire has proved to be a gem of inspiration over the years with its beautiful panoramic vistas, wildlife and seasonal colours My Galleon ships from bygone eras, are resurrected in my Seascape paintings, with light playing a major role in the overall atmospherics of my work.


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The Cycle of Life by Jean Walker


Thee Cliffs Bay Swansea by Jean Walker


Ploughed Fields by Jean Walker


Silent Night by Jean Walker


Edinburgh Castle Scotland by Jean Walker


Tranquility by Jean Walker


Reflections by Jean Walker


Turning Autumn by Jean Walker


A Beautiful Place to Live by Jean Walker


Mute Swans by Jean Walker


Barn Owl by Jean Walker


This Way by Jean Walker


Eilean Donan Castle Scotland by Jean Walker


Fly Fishing In Wales by Jean Walker


Fairies and Friends by Jean Walker


Ice Cold Wonder by Jean Walker


Winter Twilight by Jean Walker


If You Go Down In The Woods Today ? by Jean Walker


Three Cliffs Bay - Swansea U.K by Jean Walker


The Best Time Of Year by Jean Walker


In Need of Shelter by Jean Walker


Late afternoon on Cannock Chase by Jean Walker


Red Deer - Stag by Jean Walker


On the edge of the Forest by Jean Walker

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