I came across a photo of a man in a magazine dressed in a hat and coat and decided Id try him out in the wood. Instantly there was tension, what was he doing in the wood?
As this series of paintings develop, I am increasingly aware that certain characters or events may eventually explain what this white wood and its male inhabitants are all about. I have to be honest though and admit that the more I delve into this strange alternative world the more absorbed and less certain I become.
Iain Faulkner was born in Glasgow in 1973. He graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1996 with a BA (Honours) Degree in Fine Art.
From the onset of his professional art career, Iain Faulkner chose to concentrate on figurative painting. His draughtsmanship and painterly skills have brought him many admirers and success both from British and American art collectors. He now enjoys an international reputation.
The artwork of Jack Vettriano has captivated art lovers for over twenty years. During that time interest in Vettrianos work has grown consistently. There have been sell-out solo exhibitions in Edinburgh, London, Hong Kong and New York.