Evelyn Bartlett

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bio

Evelyn studied graphic design at Kingston, but after some years as a designer and illustrator, and a long career break, now paints full-time. ​Turning away from her 'conventional' illustration in pen, colour pencil and water-colour, she has developed a strong, distinctive style using gouache.  

'This method of working comes very naturally to me - I relish the challenge of simplifying a scene, but keeping strong contrasts.  Each painting involves a lot of decision-making, around what to leave out and what depth of tone to use.   

Recently, I have wanted to work at a larger scale, so I am on a steep learning curve, experimenting with acrylics and oils on canvas and board.  It's a fresh challenge - very good for me!'

Enquiries for commissions of paintings or portraits are welcome, or for details on existing paintings and prints.