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British Artist Mark PRESTON - Sunlit Pools, Borrowdale
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Autumn Wastwater British Artist Mark PRESTON - Blue Reflections, Wastwater
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Seastock, Braunton Burrows British Artist Mark PRESTON - April Light, Alport Village
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Track Through the Poppies, Ednaston British Artist Mark PRESTON - Morning Light, Crummock Water
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Autumn Sunlight, Lowpark Cottage, Loweswater British Artist Mark PRESTON - Evening Reflections, Stanage Edge
British Artist Mark PRESTON - October Twilight, Ashleyhay British Artist Mark PRESTON - Spring Evening, Clodgy Point
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Still October Day, Crummock Water British Artist Mark PRESTON - Spring Mist, Portheras
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Fishing Boats, Newlyn British Artist Mark PRESTON - October Afternoon, Derwentwater

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British Artist Mark PRESTON - September Hues
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Grasses and Harebells British Artist Mark PRESTON - Summer Evening, Ednaston
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Summer Reflections, Dovedale British Artist Mark PRESTON - Willowherb, Ashleyhay
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Daffodils and Gorse, Alport Height British Artist Mark PRESTON - April Evening, Ashleyhay
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Clear Winter's Day Brailsford British Artist Mark PRESTON - Seedheads, Bonsall Moor
British Artist Mark PRESTON - Reflected Blue, Dovedale British Artist Mark PRESTON - Summer Evening, Sennen Cove



Art by Mark PRESTON

October Afternoon, Derwentwater
Mark PRESTON - October Afternoon, Derwentwater

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Artist: Mark PRESTON

Mark Preston was born in Derby in 1976. He is the younger member of a well-known artistic family. Mark studied illustration at Anglia University in Cambridge, but it was sketching and painting trips with his father, Rex Preston, to the Peak District, Cornwall and Scotland that really inspired him to become a landscape painter.

Mark Preston has been painting full time as a professional artist since leaving university at the age of 21. He paints in acrylics and works mainly in situ, with relatively little time spent in the studio. He is in his element when working out on location. Frank Ruhrmund, Art Critic, The Cornishman says: ' Mark Preston's paintings possesses an air of authenticity and are steeped in reality. It is clear to see he is a plein-air artist'

There is a real freshness and emotion to Mark Preston's paintings much of which is attributable to his plein-air approach to land and seascapes. He says: 'For me experiencing the landscape and weather directly is essential to attempt to capture them in paint; I just need to be there to respond to the situation and the spirit of the landscape'

Derbyshire and the Penwith area of Cornwall are the main areas which feature in Mark's paintings. The way that the changing seasons and weather affect these places fascinates him. Although interested in discovering new places, Mark often prefers to get to know somewhere intimately, finding the more familiar he gets with an area, the more he sees in it.

In addition to Red Rag British Art Gallery Mark Preston art work has been exhibited at other leading British Art Galleries. Each painting at Red Rag is sourced from the Mark Preston artist studio and like all Red Rag British art and Contemporary art it can be shipped worldwide.

Red Rag Gallery also promotes art prints by Mark Preston. Follow this link to view Limited Edition Prints from British artist Mark Preston.

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