The Importance Of Alphabetti Theatre
Here at Northern Insight Magazine, we have all the latest North East arts news to keep you in the loop with everything that is going on, or coming up, across the region. From celebrity pop star tours, to musical and theatre announcements and let’s not forget some of the fine examples of northern artists – you can be rest assured that you won’t miss out on anything happening in the world of art.
Did you always want to pursue a career in Art? I suppose I did yes. My father was a keen amateur painter and photographer who encouraged me as a child and my native Northumberland gave me great inspiration and immediate access to endless subject matter. Tell us about your career path so far? In my early working life I became a draughtsman and my initial work was very draughtsman like, pen and ink drawings depicting local Northumberland scenes. I then moved onto the mediums of watercolour and pastel. In the early 80s I did a series of colour lithographic prints of Northumberland, Durham and the Lake District which sold in great numbers and led to me forming a trading company with business partners. Whilst this led to further publications and great commercial success I had moved away from what I wanted to achieve as an artist so after several years…