Joanne is a Professional Wildlife and Pet Portrait Artist, based in the North East of England.
She describes herself as a Self Taught, ‘Accidental Artist’ after being gifted an Art Set for Christmas. She rediscovered a love of drawing, that hadn’t been seen since school, over 30 years previously.
She is now on a Mini Mission to help Beginners to over come the fears and hurdles she faced in the beginning.
Her work, both private commission and wildlife, is now held in many Countries across the world.
She endeavours to capture realism, detail and personality in her work; her chosen mediums are usually Artists Coloured Pencil (Water and Traditional) or Pastel.
Her inspiration is drawn from the local wildlife, species of significant importance, and African Wildlife from her numerous visits to the South African bush.