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MARK DARBON


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MARK DARBON


Mark Darbon - Pen & Wash Artist

mark@markdarbon.com     07711 040990

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GALLERY


GALLERY


 
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ABOUT


ABOUT


I am a Kent based artist specialising in pen sketching and watercolour painting, traditionally known as pen & wash.

I was a practising architect for 25 years, working primarily with Richard Rogers as a Partner at his architectural practice in London. I had the opportunity to work on a number of very interesting built projects including The Channel 4 Headquarters, Montevetro Residential Building and Tower Bridge House all in London. Other built projects include The Minami Yamashiro Elementary School in Kyoto, Ashford Retail Outlet Centre in Kent and the BBVA Bancomer Headquarters Tower in Mexico City which opened in 2016.

Throughout my career I have particularly enjoyed developing architectural ideas and the visual expression of communicating those ideas through drawing. The ability to draw is very much part of the architectural process from early conceptual ideas to final building details and this has naturally led me to focus on pen sketching and watercolour painting as an artist. Pen & wash has always been my passion and has now become the sole focus of my creative work.

Having lived in Kent all my life, I appreciate its wonderful sense of community, vibrant towns, beautiful landscape and stunning coastal areas. Kentish architecture and landscape is incredibly rich in its variety and the seasonal changes provide great opportunities for pen and wash projects such as my studies of Whitstable. Blustery days by the seaside and places that evoke happy memories are a pleasure to capture in a painting and share.

Do have a look at the shop where framed or unframed original paintings and Giclee prints of my artwork can be purchased along with greeting cards. In addition to this, I do private commissions for clients requesting original artwork typically of their house or a building that they love; I also paint landscapes and coastal scenes for clients upon request.

Thank you

 
 
 
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ORIGINAL PAINTINGS

Original paintings will be one of five although each will be an original in their own right each painting will be signed, numbered and will come with white card window mount and backing, framing options are also available.

LIMITED EDITION PRINTS

All prints are high quality Giclees produced on German Etching Paper with light proof inks and limited to 15-20 depending on the painting. All prints will be signed, numbered and come with white card window mount and backing with framing options also available.

'BEERMATS'

Beermat paintings are original and are so named because they are the same size as beermats (10cm x 10cm), they are supplied in a 25cm x 25cm white deep frame with window mount and are limited to 10 only. 

Beermats are original paintings, smaller reproductions of larger artwork and not for putting beer glasses on!

COMMISSIONS

Pen & wash commissions are available and paintings are typically produced from photographs that clients send to me. I can paint your house, buildings, landscapes or scenes that you may enjoy or which evoke special memories. I paint coastal scenes, boats and aircraft but unfortunately I don’t do family portraits, pets or animals. 

CARDS

High quality card reproductions of my paintings are also available, they come blank inside for your own message and are supplied with envelopes and cellophane covers.

 
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GET IN TOUCH


GET IN TOUCH


 
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Email: mark@markdarbon.com

Phone: 07711 040990