ShaneRecord People say I'm loud, why should I hide?

Age: 44
Hometown: Folkestone
Accepts Commissions: Yes
Logged in: No

Number of Visits: 4159
The Dome from the Leas - Limited Edition Print

Background and Lifestyle

Marital Status Single
Smoker No
Drinker Yes
Education Self Taught
Children Proud parent

Interests and Personality

BiographyBorn in Hythe I left the area at 13 then returned in 2001 after spells of living abroad. I became involved with The Creative Foundation, an arts-led regeneration initiative in Folkestone's Old Town and opened my gallery - The Print Room - in 2005. I currently paint mainly scenes from the local area. Log on to to find out more...
InterestsCooking, drinking, earnestly trying to beat my younger brother at squash, walking, reading.
MusicBit of everything, from Zero 7 to Queen.
FilmsCyrano de Bergerac has to be my favorite ...and I have to admit, I'm an ardent fan of Austin Powers.
TelevisionLive without a TV
BooksAll sorts. I read quite a lot.
HeroesCyrano de Bergerac

Recently Added Friends

Recent messages left for this artist

cynthia02 How is your day....... I saw your profile at and some thing about you move my intress to comminicate with you so how is life treating you. Please i want you to use this email address to write me back( so that i can give you my picture and tell you more about me ok.stay cool and enjoy your self.kisesssssssssss Yours lovely cynthia


Susuie, one of the friends listed at your site, is ill. A get well letter would do her heart good and cheer her up a bit. We live in a world that does not apriciate art. We must care for eachother. L John TOX


Hi Shane wonderful and inspiring work... many can only aspire to paint like you.


Wow, I thought your paintings were photos at girst glance, just beautiful. Visit my site when you get the chance.


Hi There I love Phonebooth wonderful Best Wishes Susie


I with pleasure have got acquainted with your creativity. I shall be glad to show you my ENAMEL MOSAIC and to receive your response. Andrey


Wow! Your work is very good! I love your style of painting! Kind regards, Erlinde


Hi Mike, I live on those steps! (well, in a house which is on them!) That painting is the first one I did of the steps since moving in... and I kept it for my private collection! All the best, Shane


Congratulations for your works.


Greetings - nice works...


Hi Shane, I love your Street Scenes. Thank you, Moonsman_78


The dynamic range from light to dark in your work is amazing. Very near photographic. Good job, Best regards, Robbie


shane your work rocks fella! the amount of times i have walked up those bloody bayle steps is unreal h ha ... regards mike :)


Bayle Steps is just beautiful!

KyleWood ( Deleted user )

Amazing capture of reality with such a rough brush stroke. Strong work!

Propwash ( Deleted user )

Mate, the atmospherics in your work are awesome! I can say this is some of my favourite work I've seen so far. 'Phonebox on the Stade at Dawn' is wonderful.


great job

pearlrain ( Deleted user )

I like the dramatic perspective in your outdoors! And the sort of monochromes you use are quite unique.


Martello Tower at Dusk - Limited Edition Print..very my favourite..but work is excellent, thanx for sharing it bets wishes dakini

Rverspirit ( Deleted user )

Hi Shane. I really like your work. It's loose and accurate a hard combination to hit. Its reminescent of some of Andrew Wyeth's work in tone and light interplay.(American Impressionist watercolorist) Congrat's...e