Sarah tells us about herself with a simple Q&A

Q1 Who is Sarah?

I’m a photorealist artist, creating oil paintings of sweets and toys.  I’m also a child trapped in a grown ups body!

Q2 Where do you get your inspiration?

Everywhere, ideas come thick and fast, unfortunately paintings are slow, so I have a back-log of ideas!!

Q3 Did you have any training?

Yes, I did an art foundation course in Art & Design, and then a BA(hons) degree in Fine Art.

Q4 How would you describe your art?

It’s very much pop art, my subjects are fun & colourful, & I hope evoke a sense of joy and wonder.  There is a serious side though, it’s very technical, and it’s taken years to hone my craft to the level it’s at today.

Rainbow Pony 2020

oil on canvas 85cm x 110cm

Q5 What artists inspire you?

Gerhard Richter, his painting of his daughter entitled ‘Betty’ is the reason I’m a photorealist.  I saw it in an art book while at uni, and have been hooked ever since!

Q6 What does Sentiment mean to you?

It’s a great way to reach a wide audience, and share a little piece of what I live for, especially during these times of isolation and division.  I hope it spreads a little much needed joy.


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