Lisel Walker – the artist

Welcome to to my web site, where I showcase my work and give you the opportunity to learn a little about me.

I live in Herefordshire, having emigrated from rural area East of Pretoria – South Africa where I had my formal education to the age of 13, continued at Hereford Cathedral School here in the U.K to include sixth form.  Following that with a years foundation course in Worcester and on to University in Cheltenham.  Having begun to develop my portrait painting as a way to subsidise my course I left university with a business ready to follow.

My work is often based on my activities, horse riding and my passion for kayaking and a general desire to be in the outdoors.  Having been surrounded by animals all my life I feel that my understanding of them lends a large part to the success of the portraits I am commissioned to work on.

People portraits have a particular fascination, especially when working from life.  The whole process from meeting my subject,  to completing and handing over the final art work is a new experience each time.