Gillian Boyd Art

I have always wanted to paint and draw from as long as I can remember, I painted my way through school and then went to Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee but finally deciding to come back home to the University of Ulster; graduating with a degree in Combined Studies in Art & Design in the 90’s.

I have always accepted private commissions. I illustrated a book on Belfast for Cottage Publications entitled ‘Belfast: Paintings and Stories from the City‘ and sold my work in a few shops, however I was never able to focus on art the way I would have liked to.

Recently with the help and encouragement of friends and family, I was pushed out of my comfort zone; starting a FaceBook Page and taking stalls at a few local fairs selling my art. I have met some lovely people and although early days I am really enjoying devoting more time to painting and I hope this time to keep progressing.

I work mainly in watercolours and acrylic but also use oils, pastel and charcoal.  I love variety in the mediums I use and in the subject matter I choose.  My Facebook page is called GillianBoydArt, please follow me for examples of new works…… message me, or email me if you have a commission in mind. There is no harm in asking.

Thanks for visiting and I hope to meet you in person or hear from you soon.

Gillian

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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