Victor Ambrus PS
Victor has spent his lifetime drawing, having illustrated over 250 books. His main interest is drawing the human figure and animals from life. The mediums Victor uses are pastel pencil, pastel, carbon pencil and watercolour.
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
Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Associate of the Royal College of Art
1993 ‘Daler Rowney Prize’
Regularly exhibits at Mall Galleries and provincial galleries.
Panoramic illustrations for Athlone Castle Museum - Siege of Athlone
Panoramic illustrations for Somerset Castle Museum - History of Somerset.
‘How To Draw The Human Figure’, Regency Publications
‘Drawing Animals’, Regency Publications
Drawing on Archaeology - History Press
Battlefield Panoramas - History Press