Lyn trained at Sunderland Collage of Fine Art in the 60’s. She now lives and works from her home in the Lake District. She has exhibited in galleries at St. Andrews, Pittenweem Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Paisley, London, Slovenia and Italy. Her art work is also held in private collections in America, Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany and the UK.
“I painted in oils and created sculpture intermittently until 2000, when I started painting full time. I am strongly influenced by light, particularly low morning and evening, also the seasons Autumn and Winter. I prefer to paint en plein air, I have been known to sit happily on a plastic bag in the snow to capture it’s beauty.
My pastels are impressionistic; I adore their immediacy and the chance to select a colour that is not always obvious. I use Unison, Ludwig and Henri Roché on sanded paper.
In recent years I have started to explore abstract landscape, using watercolour for its ability to translate what is in my head onto the paper.
I love that I am not always in control but can usually trust watercolour to do what it does best. I use exclusively Danial Smith pigments for their depth of colour and nonfading qualities.
My influences are Edward Seago, Arthur Melville and Chien Chung Wei.”