Born and bred in Nottingham Peter studied art and design at De Montfort University in Leicester. Over the years he's studied different painting styles Depending on the mood and composition of the subject opting for a mixed media approach, to his many commissions, incorporating different media and techniques, from the airbrush and acrylic paint, coloured pencils, and oil-based wolf fur brushes and goose feathers But, his passion has always been for animals and inclined to paint in the more traditional manner "The inspiration for my work normally leans towards the intuitive mannerisms of animals, which I feel brings a sense of natural calm and intrigue to the viewer.