Having given up a career in Marketing to bring up a family, she revived an enduring passion and started to paint, initially in watercolour. She completed a BTEC in Art and Design in 2000 at Wiltshire College, and inspired by her love of her native Cornwall where she still spends a lot of time, explores colour, light and shape in her paintings. She uses watercolour and acrylic, and likes to let the paint flow to capture its vibrancy