Brendan Smith

Following a lifelong interest in art and illustration I have been painting full time since 2014.


Watercolour is a favourite medium but when the subject demands more detail, depth and solidity of colour, acrylics, oils or gouache may be used. I like to cover as broad range of subject matter as possible including people, landscapes, marine and aviation but whatever the subject or medium I always seek to create a sense of light and atmosphere, and a feeling of human involvement with the scene.

I have exhibited with the Guild of Aviation Artists at the Mall Galleries and with the Society of Graphic Fine Art at Draw 16. I regularly participate in successful exhibitions in Surrey as well as undertaking private sales and commissions. My acrylic painting technique was recently the subject of an article in the Painters Online e-newsletter and two articles published in 'Leisure Painter' magazine (November/December 2017).

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