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Martin Wiscombe

Born and raised in Lyme Regis , Dorset , martin studied illustration and design in the westcountry , then went on to spend more than 15 years working in London.

After a successful career in advertising he left to pursue a less stressful life painting and illustrating in wiltshire.He took inspiration from the
farmland around and specialised in paintings and carvings of farm animals, having a book published in 2000 titled 'The old pig" , about the old english rare breeds.

He now lives and works in rural France with his wife, dogs and horses.His retro artwork cunjours up a lost world of the 1950"s , of cupcakes, beach huts and village fetes.

"I have a great love of typography , which is evident in most of my paintings"