Born in Bristol in 1972- Doug became aware of his artistic talent at an early age. Throughout his school and college education he concentrated on the technical side of drawing and painting- but after graduation he was in no doubt as to his chosen career- that of a professional artist.
Doug prefers to produce his distintive artwork on a large scale- in order to acheive maximum impact with each piece.
He also enjoys operating in plenty of space- thus allowing himself enough physical freedom to express the creative energy that is the key to his fresh- contemporary style.
His unorthodox use of pastels applied with fingers and thumbs or even the side of a hand or wrist allows him to create highly communicative and engaging images that make an immediate and lasting impression on the viewer.