Society Membership:Pastel Society
Other Society Memberships:
Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Associate of the Royal College of Art
1935 Born in Budapest, Hungary
1957-1960 Became an Associate at the Royal College of Art
1963-1985 Lecturer at Farnham, Guildford and Epsom Colleges of Art
1965 Awarded the ‘Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration’
1975 Awarded the ‘Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration’
1993 Elected a Member of the Pastel Society
2004-2007 Elected the Vice President of the Pastel Society
I have spent my lifetime drawing, having illustrated over 250 books. My main interest is drawing the human figure and animals from life. The mediums I use are pastel pencil, pastel, carbon pencil and watercolour.
Regularly exhibit at the Mall Galleries and provincial galleries.
Scholarships, Awards, Prizes:
‘Daler Rowney Prize’, 1993
‘How To Draw The Human Figure’, Regency Publications
‘Drawing Animals’, Regency Publications