Inspiration is all around for artist Sandra Peck, but nothing gets her imagination fired up like the beautiful gardens and properties where she is privileged to be artist in residence.
She only took up painting as a hobby while recuperating after a serious accident, but Angela Watson has uncovered a hidden talent which she has been showcasing on a primetime BBC television programme.
For most people retirement signals a slowing of pace and the beginning of a more relaxing lifestyle – but not for Lincolnshire woman Annie Samuel, who is using the time to launch a second career as an award-winning artist.
A new art gallery recently opened in Stamford has been inspired by its owner’s life-long love of Disney animation.
As an artist she finds inspiration everywhere around her, but Bridget Skanski-Such says there’s nothing like the Lincolnshire countryside to awaken her imagination.