Born in London in the mid fifties, Alec has been involved with art, in one form or another, all of his life.
A successful career in commercial art saw him working in some of the most prestigious advertising agencies and design groups in the capital. He has more recently turned his talents to illustration and is now able to devote more of his time to his love of painting.
His work could be described as uncomplicated and honest but with the skilful handling of line, colour and texture and by placing the subject into an aesthetically formal context, the quite ordinary is given a deeper meaning. He paints in a traditional manner starting with a warm toned underpainting which is carried through to the finished work giving it a distinctive vibrancy and purity of colour.
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