I was born in Japan but instantly felt that Cornwall is my spiritual home. The landscape, the sky, the weather and the people all combine to make Cornwall a place I want to be. Back home in Japan I work with natural stone and grind it down into powered to use as a paint material. I see the amazing granite of Cornwall as a perfect material to use in my art.
I am a professional artist, working from my home in Cornwall, creating an eclectic range of original artworks on paper and canvas. You can browse and buy art from my current collection or with my wide range of styles, I can create bespoke commissions; working closely with you to create a personal drawing or painting to fit your personality, interior design or business perfectly.
Stephen Knowles originally hails from a small town called Heathfield, East Sussex, where after finishing school he attended Eastbourne college of art and design. Seizing the opportunity to get out of the south east of England and lured by a prospectus filled with images of palm trees and beaches, he moved to Falmouth in south west Cornwall to pursue a degree in illustration at the college of arts.
Richard Gelsthorpe’s illustrations are produced in oils/ alkyds on board. Work has included editorial, childrens book, adult fiction and life science illustration. Clients include Devon and Cornwall Media Ltd., Daily Mail Group, E.M.C. Design, Richmond Publishing.
Illustrator Rachel Axtell uses bright and colourful images within her work. She has produced a large number of designs for greetings cards, sold mainly to charitable friends and family. She also has cards on sale in Becky Biddles in Falmouth.