Mortimer Art

 Mortimer Art 

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Living His Best Life

Anita Mortimer's art is unique.

A truly uplifting way of looking at the world either
on paper, canvas or board 
Using pencil, pastel, charcoal, graphite.

First a bit about me:

Since I was a youngster I have always picked up a pencil, crayons or felt-tips. Hours were spent scribbling on scrap paper or in colouring books. I grew up in Croydon, Surrey. The only daughter in a family of four older brothers. 

There was so much to do; parks to explore, interesting people of varied cultures to meet. I lived in the midst of colour. People wore their native outfits. The smells were often overwhelming. Music rang out from every street corner. I was always watching, studying and enjoying the world around me. 

I loved to gaze at the fur of the neighbourhood animals and often would draw my pet Sindy, while she was curled up in a chair; her coat was a beautiful tan and black. 

I am now a wife and the mother of two grown ups. I live in Lincolnshire. With more time to admire my surroundings I have started to draw again. 

As time progressed, I have realised it is the world's detail I want to capture; I see this in black and white.

My pictures have sold internationally. I have undertaken many commissions for both wildlife, pets and people portraits.