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© 2020  Josie Crompton     

About the artist

Josie resides in Shropshire.  She was born in Lancashire and studied at Wigan College of Art and more recently Sheffield Hallam University gaining both a 2:1 (BA Hons) in Multimedia & Design and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. 


Her uniqueness lies in the capturing of natural light and the way this is displayed in her paintings as they interact with the landscape, alongside the unexpected perspective and sense of space, igniting her imagination.

“My work is largely inspired by landscape, particularly the Upper Clun Valley and the rural backdrop of the Radnorshire Hills which are close to my home. My aim is to capture a feeling of history, shrouded by the peacefulness and tranquillity of the local landscape. 

My principal painting medium is mixed media, working primarily in watercolour, pen and ink. Working in situ initially from direct observation and drawings then overlaying with photographs to complete the piece, particularly for colour-referencing”.

Most of my work is for sale and I am also available for commissions.

Many of Josie's paintings are also available as signed Limited Edition Giclee Prints and Handmade Greeting Cards.

Signed Limited Edition Giclee Prints & Handmade Greeting Cards