Peter is an award winning illustrator with nearly 50 solo books published worldwide. Using mostly traditional techniques, the subjects range from the natural world, science, history and transport.
He has been commissioned by most of the well known publishing houses, including Reader’s Digest, Harper Collins, Random House, Bloomsbury, Dorling Kindersley, Quarto, Templar and 16 children’s books for Usborne. He has also worked in television, advertising and regularly in magazines, supplying all the artwork for Nick Baker’s monthly column ‘Hidden Britain’ in BBC Wildlife magazine.
His artwork has been exhibited in London, Norwich and many venues in his native Yorkshire as well as the ‘Art of the Picture Book’ exhibition as part of the Guildford Book Festival. He has a large watercolour in the permanent collection of ‘Nature in Art’ in Gloucestershire. His artwork has been selected for the Association of Illustrators annual and featured in Creative Review.
Peter has taught painting and drawing in various media for over 25 years and currently teaches several popular classes and workshops, including regular sketching workshops for the RHS.