Sandra Francis “Sunset Beach Glow”
Original acrylic on canvas
32″ X 32″
artist: Sandra Francis
After 5 years of art and teacher training Sandra Francis made a living by painting portraits for several years and then developed a range of over 200 scenes of Southern Britain which were printed and sold by the artist . Alongside this work she produced commissions, portraits of people and animals and also imaginative paintings in oils and pastels.
She has had several pastel paintings exhibited in the Mall Galleries, as well as a solo exhibition in London, and worked for the National Portrait Association painting portraits in pastels or oils, in the Public and Prep schools countrywide.
She had her own gallery in Cookham near Maidenhead, Berkshire for 8 years, where she sold mainly her own artwork and some other artists original paintings.
She also developed a range of 55 London scenes which were printed and which were sold in the capital, and some were used in the backdrops of popular television series. She has also sold paintings world wide and journeyed to Africa to paint portraits.
After closing the gallery in 2000 she moved to the isle of Wight to paint acrylic seascapes of the beautiful coastline here where she lives near the beach, giving her the inspiration for these stunning original works.