The first York Art Society demonstration of 2013 was a winter snowscape in pastel, given by Jeremy Ford.
Jeremy lives in Ackworth near Pontefract in West Yorkshire, U.K. He studied Graphic Design at Southport College of Art, in the North of England (1972-5) and Illustration at Harrow College of Art, London (1975-8) and has been a professional Artist and Illustrator since then, illustrating a wide variety of books, magazines, and greeting cards.
He has had work commissioned by The Royal Horticultural Society, Bradford Exchange Limited Edition Plates, and American Express Travel Guides amongst others.
Jeremy is a Fellow of the International Guild of Artists, a member of the British Watercolour Society, and has a Certificate in Education. (Post 16.) He is also a Professional Associate and the current President of the S.A.A. (Society for All Artists)
Jeremy is a demonstrator for St. Cuthberts Paper Mill, the makers of Bockingford and Saunders Waterford watercolour papers, and is Senior Tutor and Principal U.K. Demonstrator for the Michael Wilcox School of Colour. He has a particular interest in colour and pigments and has considerable experience and knowledge of colour-mixing.
More of Jeremy's work can be seen on his own site or the SAA site.