Jonathan Trim has original seascape paintings available online and in our Oxfordshire art gallery. Jonathan Trim was born in Leigh on Sea Essex by the Thames Estuary, an area that has always been a vital source of inspiration to him. Sketchbooks from early childhood show a fascination with light and water, which has made him the artist that he is today. Jonathan studied Art at Southend School of Art and Leeds University/Huddersfield Polytechnic. Over the years he has established a reputation for paintings of atmospheric landscapes frequently referencing the Thames Estuary environment. His work has become highly regarded and much sought after by numerous clients especially in the East of England with a wide variety of commissions and sold works. The environments of estuaries, rivers and the low lying wetlands of Britain and the landscape of France are his constant sources of inspiration. He spends time every summer painting in South West France and his work is always about the spirit of the place and the feelings of connection and continuity. Jonathan works from his studio near the Thames Estuary.His working practice is a combination of plein air and studio work. Sketchbooks are always a very important starting point with numerous sketches and notes on the sights smells and sounds of a place. His painting methods frequently use textural materials from the locality and these are often embedded into the paint creating an interesting surface texture to the work. He uses a wide variety of materials including acrylic, oil and inks with a wide variety of mark making. His subtle but powerful interpretations of the landscape are always about the ever-changing light and atmosphere showing acute observation and contemplation of the environment. Jonathan Trim’s paintings have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the UK. He has been featured in a variety of National Art magazines and he has received various awards and critical success. His work is collected by a large number of people in the UK and abroad. To discuss any artworks by Jonathan Trim, please contact Deborah@wychwoodart.com or call 07799 535765 / 01869 338155.