Julie Collins

Julie Collins has been a freelance art tutor since graduating in 1984 teaching drawing & painting at MA, BA, Foundation & Adult education levels.
Julie received the Award for Best Painting at ING Discerning Eye, London 2008. She is author of 5 Art books and is artist in residence at the Museum of Farnham, Surrey.

Describe your approach to teaching:

I am an enthusiastic tutor and believe in learning the skills of drawing and painting as a foundation to working in a lively and free style.

What inspires your own work?

My own work is inspired by nature and landscape. I create subtle depth in my paintings by working in layers, often taking many months to complete a picture.

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