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Mark Hearld

October 10, 2010

Since his childhood days, Mark Hearld has had a love for nature and animals.

He trained in Illustration at Glasgow School of Art and followed that up with

an M.A. in Natural History Illustration at the Royal College of Art.

He is now a York based, multi media artist who happily creates oil and watercolours,collages, textiles,

3D pieces, ceramics, posters, book covers, lithographs and linocuts.

All in a wonderfully loose, yet colourfully informative style.

A fellow illustration artist, who is also influenced by the likes of Edward Bawden and

Eric Ravilious, John Piper and Paul Nash is definitely going to be a favourite of mine.

Thanks to World of Interiors Magazine and ALH1 on flickr for the photos of Marks’ eclectic

and beautiful home … couldn’t you just draw in there happily all day long !

You can find more of Marks’ prints and fabrics on the St Judes website.

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Robert permalink
    October 27, 2010 3:08 pm

    Take a look at some of the ceramics and other items Mark has created for Tate Britain:
    http://www.tate.org.uk/shop/search.do?content=+hearld&basicQuery=true&submit=Go

    • October 27, 2010 3:57 pm

      Thanks for the link Robert, I hadn’t see these items. Great to see some new pieces at very affordable prices.
      Much appreciated.

  2. November 10, 2010 6:08 pm

    love your work! saw you on P&P

    • November 11, 2010 8:12 am

      Thanks Lesley, You’ve got great colour sense, love the playfulness in your work.

  3. valerie h permalink
    January 9, 2012 9:12 pm

    I love this! beautiful work

    • January 9, 2012 11:34 pm

      Mark is a firm fav of mine too, thanks for the comment Val

  4. jan miller permalink
    March 24, 2012 8:30 pm

    Love the work. Just bought all the csrds in v&a with birds on. Great inspiration for all the children I teach art to from age 3 to 18 to paint and print papers, then collage want to get inks out now. How can i get hold of a Norfolk map for geog lesson.

  5. Karen gouly permalink
    January 30, 2015 9:31 am

    Hi I love your work. When are you next participating in an open studio thing?

    • January 30, 2015 10:07 am

      Hi Karen I’m only writing about Mark’s work on my blog. I don’t have ways of contacting him I’m sorry. Great that you also like his work, perhaps the YSP can forward an email for you ? Good luck. Craig

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