Born in Yorkshire, I create all paintings entirely using a knife, mixing only on the canvas in a ‘contemporary realism’ style. Influenced by the romanticism of my favourite post renaissance Masters and their timeless masterpieces, I aim to capture the passion and emotion of the performance in a frozen realism
The Rebirth of The Figurative Form
The renaissance of figurative art has a new protagonist in Brighton born, London based artist Steve Yeates. He explodes the concept of the traditional aesthetic by his innovative use of today’s waste paper into socially aware yet sensitive explorations of the human soul.
Currently working in watercolour, Jessie explores the mix of history and modernity, human communication and urban life by creating city scenes that include figures, buildings and graffiti. Jessie was shortlisted for The Sunday Times Watercolour competition 2019.