kengillam I want to take the viewer into the picture ""

Age: 12
Hometown: Hampshire
Accepts Commissions: Yes
Logged in: No

Number of Visits: 5085
Forest Walk Ltd Edition

Background and Lifestyle

Marital Status Married
Smoker No
Children Proud parent

Interests and Personality

BiographyI have been a resident of Hampshire for all my life, and as I lived near the sea, and not excelling at other sports, I took up dinghy racing in my teens. Many years later after winning two championships, my increasing age was starting to tell and I retired from the competitive sailing scene. I still remember the thrill when I sold my first picture. Now with over 200 originals sold in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe, I still get a buzz when a painting is sold, though you do become attached to them, and am sad to see them go. I tell my wife that she must not be sentimental over it. Obviously my love of the sea mean that marine and coastal subjects feature significantly in my work. I am also fortunate to have some beautiful English countryside nearby to inspire me, and I try to capture the magic of this in my landscape paintings. Examples of some of my previous work and commissions can be seen on my website
InterestsSailing, Art, Christianity
MusicWide mix from Classical to Pop
TelevisionSciFi, Formula One Grand Prix, Top Gear any motoring programs. Nature Programs
BooksMostly manuals! I remember reading novels once when I had time :-)
HeroesEllem MacArthur one plucky lady


I have participated in several group exhibitions and had two one man shows. My Website has more information.

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beautiful work!


Great landscapes, I loved looking at your work. Margaret, Artist at Work,


The Big Boats Ltd edition ..vey nice wish I was on board...Mark


Never been here before and it was a pleasure to glimpse your beautiful world


Hi Ken, your sea and landscapes are brilliant. It's good to see them here on the black background. I hope you will add the other beauties also soon. Like the wonderful cars.


Enjoy my videos----


Your painting of ships and sea are wonderful and the landscapes equally good. Carolyn Shaw

stylllyfe ( Deleted user )

Your work achieves your purpose...keep 'em commin


very beautiful, best wishes


Thanks for the add. Very nice work. I've done a few seascapes/boats paintings but more in the Dufy-esque style. Bud C

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Hi Ken, Thanks for stopping by. I checked out your website. Congrats on your sales. You do a great job with the boats, as well as your landscapes. I really liked "Just Add Water", the title really makes it work. Keep painting!

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Beautiful works Kengillam.


Hello Beautiful work of art, your skill is wonderful, Forest walk is a lovely painting, best wishes - ranjan


Hi Ken,your work is beautiful.I Love your sea scapes, living by the sea I can relate to them so well. Blumoon

clkaka ( Deleted user )

i just dont drop them,,lol,,my canvas that is,you have to make time for art,,not find time,have a wonderful day CC


Will you be my friend, some people don't like me. My background is not the best and my art is not the greatest. ROADKILL

clkaka ( Deleted user )

Wow such style you have,, keep up the wonderful artwork,cc


Very fine seascapes and ships. Realism abounds. Robbie.


Greetings - nice work indeed...