about the artist
Jane Tomlinson makes vibrant paintings and prints of the natural world. She paints animals, birds, plants, landscapes, pebbles and stone circles and sometimes even whole continents. Jane uses careful drawing and lively colours to express the truth and beauty revealed by nature.
She is fascinated with the natural world, history, geography, science and mythology; all of which can be seen in her work. Good drawing and colour are the cornerstones of her work. She especially admires van Gogh, Gauguin, Hockney, Matisse, and the 17th century Dutch and Flemish artists. Jane’s globetrotting frequently inspires many of her works; but there is plenty of inspiration at home in rural west Oxfordshire, too.
As well as making pictures, Jane also likes to write on a huge variety of subjects. Check out the journal and see for yourself!
During Jane’s varied career she has been a horseback cattle-musterer, petrol pump attendant, international student advisor, marketing and communications manager in the IT and charity sectors and life drawing teacher.
Jane is married to photographer Moth Clark and has a daughter, a son, a step-son and a vicious stripey cat called Seafer.