View the work of narrative, contemporary artist Angela Brittain whose colourful and exuberant paintings straddle illustration & fine art. Angela spent many years as a professional illustrator and graphic artist, and now paints full time in her studios in West Sussex & Abruzzo,Italy.

Her interest in the wit and interplay between people experiencing one situation where their emotions or aims are different is a continuing theme. We know we are individual with our own take on life which colours every situation we find ourselves in. What fascinates Angela is when these differing perspectives come together in one situation.

Angela is an elected member of the United Society of Artists.


First of my Tour de France pictures

I've been having a lovely time doing sketches & research for two paintings I'm doing on the Tour de France that is going through Yorkshire this July.

On the right is the first which I decided to do in charcoal & pastel as I've recently fallen back in love with the lovely possibilities of mark-making with charcoal. On holiday in Italy recently I went around the Abruzzo village of Spoltore doing some large charcoal sketches. Despite getting rather messy, the overall effect of this bold, high contrast medium was very satisfying.

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