The Villager People
The renowned Peak District artist, famous for her stunning pet portraits and beautifully captured wildlife paintings, has been resident artist for 12 years at Caudwell's Mill Craft Centre, Rowsley, between Bakewell and Matlock. A beautifully stunning place on the oustskirts of Chatsworth and built on the land belonging to Haddon Hall. Helen has built up her reputation as one the country's leading animal artists. Her clients come from all over the Peak District and the rest of the UK to comission her amazingly lifelike pet portraits and she now has her work in collections on both sides of the Atlantic.
This year sees her move back to her original Gallery at the Mill AT Rowsley, having taken a year's sabbatical, which she used to concentrate on building up a brand new exciting range of paintings and prints depicting the beauty of the Peak District. Helen's looking forward to a fantastic new year, in association with her new business partner and fellow animal lover, a truly superb wildlife photographer called Villager Jim.
A brand new collection of paintings for 2011. Some are humourous, some are breathtakingly realistic and they're all taken from the gorgeous wildlife photographs of Villager Jim, A local Peak District Photographer. Come and see Helen work at her studio and exhibition space at The Gallery, Caudwell's Mill at Rowsley near Stanton in the Peak, or visit the new website www.villagerjim.co.uk, and simply wonder at the amazing photographs of the wildlife photographer himself and Helen's interpretation of his skilled photographic genius.
A brand new collection of canvas prints are now available of Helen's new work. Each one is hand embellished and numbered by Helen herself and it is truly the next best thing to owning an original painting, but in a format to suit all pocket's. Original limited Edition Signed Photographs and the Original paintings of Villager's Jim and Helen are also available for collection from The Gallery or order online at www.villagerjim.co.uk
A local photographer specialising in the wildlife and landscape of the beautiful Peak District. Jims' photographs will delight and amaze you with his technically brilliant portrayals of the wildlife he adores. His empathy and admiration for nature simply pours out of his perfect photographs- a fact which always intices Helen to paint his work.
A superb new book has just been published containing just a small portion of his stunning photographs, all taken around the beautiful setting that is the Gallery at Caudwell's Mill and a 10 mile radius beyond. The book also features a selection of Helen's paintings alongside the photograph so you can guess which is which!