Jessica Shellard

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Ms Jessica Shellard

I have a degree in fine art from Bristol Polytechnic and have been a practicing artist for 25 years, exhibiting in Devon, Cornwall, The Isles of Scilly, Bath and London. For most of this time I have been making woodcarvings of female figures, but due to the cost of the raw material for this work and my increased teaching commitments,(I am head of art at St Margaret's School in Exeter) I have recently turned to painting. The subject matter remains the same, female figures, (usually myself), nature, colour and subtle humor, but I can work faster and I am enjoying this new freedom. I have lots of new ideas and although I have not abandoned woodcarving I will continue to paint for the time being. I use acrylic paint onto thick edge canvas, priming it thoroughly so the colour does not fade. The paintings range in size from 30"x 20" upwards.

Topsham, Devon, United Kingdom
t. 01392 875602

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