Deborah Mills

Deborah is a Devon based artist specialising in animal and pet portraits, working predominantly in pastels.  Her portraits are produced on simple backgrounds, accentuating detail,therefore emphasising the animals characteristics.  Her compositions are usually off set and profiled portraying the animals inquisitive nature to the viewer.  She initially underpaints blocks of colour to create the shadow and composition, then meticulously overpaints layers of detail bringing the portrait to life.  Deborah also enjoys working with different surfaces and mediums, such as ceramics, textiles, wood, paint and printmaking, and can often be found exploring and experimenting with these in her work.

If you are interested in commissioning a pet portrait in pastel, please contact Deborah for further information
Deborah also teaches art classes on Saturdays, in her studio at Kigbeare Studios.  See for more details and how to book.

Charlie Collier

Born and raised in Oxford, Charlie has been making pots since his early twenties. His passion for clay began at college in 2012, followed by an apprenticeship at Whichford Pottery and years of service as a production flowerpot thrower. Now having moved to Devon, joining Svend Bayer and the Kigbeare team, Charlie will be making […]

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