Nick Potter August 28, 2018 – Posted in: Artists

Artist : Nick Potter

I was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire in 1959 and have been told I could always draw. When I was young, I was lent a beautifully illustrated edition of ‘The Jungle Book’ by a neighbour. For months I religiously copied the exquisite pen and ink drawings of animals which adorned its pages. I made a portfolio from card and wrote ‘NICK POTTER, ARTIST. KEEP OUT ‘on the front. It seems all I have ever wanted to be was an artist. Unfortunately life doesn’t always give you what you want, well not immediately anyway.

After spending some time as a teacher and then as a publishing rep I returned to painting after my divorce.