Jonathan Newey

Tutor Bio

Jonathan Newey is an award-winning artist with over 25 years of experience in both drawing and painting. Born into a long line of artists, he has extensive experience in a wide range of mediums and subject matter, but is best known for his realistic drawings of wildlife.

He is a founder member of the UK Coloured Pencil Society and is also a member of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. Jonathan has been selected for their ‘Wildlife Artist of the Year’ exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London for 7 years. Jonathan has been teaching and lecturing for over 20 years and has also taught extensively abroad.

He has exhibited both nationally and internationally and has paintings in various collections globally. Jonathan has also published numerous books on drawing and painting techniques.


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