I live in Lincolnshire, UK
My dad was a professional artist and he taught me everything that I know about art from the moment I could grip a pencil. I did not have any formal training. My favourite subjects are pet portraits and wildlife art using pencil and ink.
I have always been an animal lover and I am constantly inspired by the beauty of the natural world. My dad was an amazing artist and he inspired my love of art and gave me the guidance and tools to be able to follow my dream of becoming a professional.
My ambition to leave my previous job to become a full time professional artist was realised at the end of 2017. It is my ambition this year to have my work displayed at an exhibition.
I also offer commissions and you can see my work at www.facebook.com/ThopeLaneArt