"I have a fresh new outlook and a different approach to my work now,
my intention is simply to paint on and enjoy."
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I have been painting all my life; having had no formal art training, I am a self taught artist. I was first encouraged
by my late father Mark Proctor, who was a commercial artist. My father could sketch almost anything very well and quickly;
which always fascinated me, and I wanted to be able do it to, so he showed me how.
My first paintings (which I still have) were of birds, as I have always had a big interest in Natural History. Aged
nine I illustrated a little book of my own that was "copied" from the British book of birds; which was illustrated by my
now favourite artist Raymond Harris Ching. I suppose from the day I completed that little book I was hooked!