About t

Tom started of his art career creating custom artwork on guitars using graffiti pens.  Making a move towards a brush and more traditional mediums opened up a whole new world to Tom, and he hasn’t looked back since.

 

He loves to paint in acrylics and oils, and more recently has started exploring watercolour.

 

Whilst Tom loves painting a wide variety of subjects, especially if the light is doing something interesting, he is always drawn back to the place where his first two passions met; painting wildlife, in particular birds.

 

"The free flowing and immediate nature of watercolour seems to lend itself so well to capturing the fleeting moments of wildlife; along with their movement, character and colours"

Tom's work has become widely collected in the UK and more more recently, internationally.  He has been a highly commended finalist in the World renowned Wildlife Artist of the Year, on several occasions.

Fund Raising for Wildlife

Where possible he likes to combine his art work with conservation efforts close to his heart. As well as involvement with various group exhibitions geared towards raising funds for wildlife and conservation; he also contributes a portion of sales each year to UK based Organisations such as WWT (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust); and to date has raised multiple thousands of pounds for these causes.

Tutoring

Tom has also become a highly regarded, and much sought after tutor. As well as running his own workshops, he travels all over the UK teaching and demonstration for Art Groups & Societies.  He also leads painting holidays in beautiful rural France.

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Based in Warwickshire, UK

Works globally

Get in touch

tom@tomshepherdart.com

07980 611 267

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