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Spontaneous, creative, enthusiastic and friendly, I am is a compulsive designer, photographer and artist. My interests range from photography and graphic design through to fine art and illustration. I find inspiration for my art work from politics to ancient history, other cultures and the natural world, particularly around the North East coast where he lives.
James trained as a fine artist and Graphic designer Cleveland College of Art & Design and at the University of Teesside where I gained his BA Hons) in 2001. Before that
I have worked in the arts for over 20 yrs, and have spent time in the studios of established design studios and I also ran my own successful studio in the North East of England. My work has been exhibited at galleries in the North East.
In 1999 I began exploring digital manipulation to create images that are a synthesis of photography, graphic design, painting and illustration. I believe that 'art' photography can be fun as well as visionary, and 'commercial' photography can be innovative as well as popular.
I currently work as a freelance photographer and digital artist in the North East of England, where I am building a reputation for my creative digital art work and photography. most of work is as a photographer/digital artist working for Magazines, PR, and Design Studios, and producing work for album covers, web sites and private commissions for homes and offices as well as exhibiting my photography and digital art work, my work has appeared in galleries, magazines (Kenaz, Living Life Style, etc) and on Book covers, CD covers and commissions from individual clients and featured on several online galleries.