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Meet Diz Andrews

Diz was born in Suffolk, England. She has been drawing and painting since a teenager. Mainly working in gouache, often combined with pencil, pen and watercolour pencils to create her pieces.

Her work is influences mainly by nature; flowers, English landscapes and native British animals.

Having studied illustration at Ipswich Art College, Diz joined Stuart Morris as an illustrator in 1993. During her time there, her hand drawn illustrations have adorned many beautiful textiles and giftware for Museum Selection, English Heritage, The National Trust and more.

Diz undertakes many painting commissions, if you are interested in a commission by her please visit the contact page.

“I prefer gouache because for me it is the perfect medium, used thickly for an opaque, graphic quality or watered down to give a more watercolour feel. Also, unlike acrylics which dry very quickly, gouache can be forever worked into and over painted as it is water based. Plus as gouache is lightweight quick and easy to take anywhere, I have taken my paints on countless trips across the UK as you can see in our brand new Regional Collection.”

Diz Andrews