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Lyndsey Selley Profile

Lyndsey Selley was born in Derby, and is a self-taught artist with a background that mixes fine-art, illustration and design. Lyndsey began her artistic career as a figurine painter for Royal Crown, Derby. Lyndsey's role included a demonstration tour to Canada. Next, working as a freelance illustrator and designer she supplied illustrations for cards, childrens books and calendars to major international publishers. She also designed a tableware range called “Storm” for Denby Pottery which is still in stores worldwide. Since 1994 Lyndsey Selley has concentrated solely on her wildlife art. Lyndsey Selley initially got her reference material from zoos and wildlife parks. Her first wildlife commissions were to illustrate a series of childrens books, which introduced her to the subject she was destined to paint. As her work progressed, she was fortunate to travel to South Africa. The light in South Africa was fantastic and this give her inspiration for many of her paintings. Lyndsey Selley works primarily in acrylic and gouache.

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