Linda Charles original art is mixed media, with acrylic and silver / gold leaf with an abundance of texture. Born in 1969 in London. Studying combined arts at Harlow, fashion at Redbridge, and textiles at Herriot Watt University. After studying becoming a full-time artist. Linda describes herself as a ‘contextual’ painter, who views each composition as part of a whole imagined interior landscape. Furthermore she is a firm believer in the connection between colour and mood.
With a background in fashion and textile design has had a profound effect on her work. As a result, the texture plays a vital part in the finished artwork. Each piece is carefully created layer by layer using acrylics offset by gold leaf. Leading the way in contemporary mixed-media work, Linda quickly built up a huge following. Many of her paintings are now in private collections throughout the UK and she also has a huge following in the States.