Jeremy Ford lives in Ackworth near Pontefract in West Yorkshire. He studied Graphic Design at Southport College of Art (1972-5), Illustration at Harrow College of Art, London (1975-8) and has been a professional artist and illustrator since then, illustrating in the advertising, publishing, and greeting card industry.
Jeremy is a versatile painter with over thirty years experience working in all media and is a fully qualified teacher.
Jeremy demonstrates painting at many popular art events, teaches step-by-step workshops to art groups and undertakes work to commission. He regularly features on the Painting and Drawing Channel. Jeremy is a Professional Associate and a key demonstrator for the SAA.
He is a demonstrator for St Cuthbert's Paper Mill in Somerset, the makers of Bockingford and Saunders Waterford watercolour papers, and is Senior Tutor and Principal UK Demonstrator for the Michael Wilcox School of Colour and has a particular interest in the study of colour, pigments and colour-mixing. He has made several DVDs on painting in watercolour and contributed to numerous art books.