"Sophie takes much of her inspiration from her rural upbringing in the Cambridgeshire countryside. Having gained a degree in Rural Enterprise & Land Management at Harper Adams University in 2013, an opportunity arose to spend a year as an intern for figurative painter James Gillick. Sophie learnt vital skills and techniques dating back to the 17th century, from grinding her own oil paint from pigment, to making varnishes and painting mediums. This gave Sophie the confidence to pursue a career in the art world and deliver quality and timeless paintings.
Sophie's still life work captures the realness of her subjects. The use of a limited palette and dramatic lighting allows her to create impactful pieces which stand out from the crowd.