Fine Art Trade Guild award winning best selling published artist 2008 is testament to Sue's ever increasing popularity.
She is a self-trained artist now working full-time as a painter. Known for her interpretation of landscapes and buildings she has developed a bold and vivid style to express her view of the world and bring perspective to her painting. She works mainly in watercolours but loves to experiment with other media.
She continues to broaden her range of subjects, maintaining her energy and colours by using an economy of brush strokes. Sue works as loosely as possible as watercolours can be controlled but never bullied.
The colours she uses take on a wide range of hues when she adds light and dark, giving a translucent quality coupled with brush texture and an ability to use contrasting colour to very good effect.
“Nothing in my pictures is real. Everything is off-kilter, which generates an energy that seems to appeal. The more I exaggerate my figures, the more popular they are. People can see what they want to see if pictures aren't literal.”
Art & Home have commissioned a very special print of Holywood, County Down by Sue Howells. It is available exclusively here and in our Gallery. The print was titled by the people of Holywood and it makes reference to Johnny the Jig, a sculpture in the town by local sculptor and writer, Rosamund Praeger.
To check availability, Reserve / Order any of Sue's artwork, click here!