Camellias in Glass Vase – Biggin Hill Kent Artist Richard Waldron

Camellias in Glass Vase – Biggin Hill Kent Artist Richard Waldron

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Artist: Richard Waldron FCSD FISTD

Artist: Richard Waldron FCSD FISTD

Camellias in Glass Vase - Biggin Hill Kent Artist Richard Waldron
Image Size: 81cm x 60cm Framed
Art Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Original Painting: For Sale
Limited Edition Giclée Prints: Signed and Certificated – £350
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Commissions Invited

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Richard Waldron FCSD FISTD

Biggin Hill near Tatsfield, Kent

Award-Winning Artist and Tutor

Landscape, Portrait, Still Life, mostly in a "post-impresssionist" style

Phone: 07710 392758

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About The Artist

For most of my life I lived in Surrey. I loved painting from a young age (see oil painting, aged 8 below).

I studied at Croydon College of Art from1960-63 and then worked as a graphic designer until 2007, giving one day a week to teaching in Colleges of Art; Hull, Norwich, Epsom, Croydon and Reigate.

I taught drawing and painting to adults at Ruxley Lane, Epsom and also practiced as a portrait photographer. In 2009, I concentrated on fine art, photography and teaching.

I was a member of the Dorking Art Group and I also still tutor a group in Caterham, where I was born. Now I have moved to Biggin Hill in Kent, just a few yards from Tatsfield.

I paint landscape, portrait, still life; telling a story or expressing an emotion, emphasising light, tone and colour.

I work in a varied style, but mostly "post-impresssionist", or "academic" rendering.

I work both in my studio or 'en plein air'.

Decanter and Glasses - Aspiring Artist Richard Waldron Aged 8

Artwork by the talented Richard, Aged 8!


  • Won Best Professional Still Life in SAA Artists of the Year 2020
  • Bronze Frame in the ArtisTTable still life competition "Be Still"
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence by ArtaVita for their annual competition and invited to hang work in New York
  • Shortlisted for the Pastel Society exhibition in the Mall Galleries
  • Won a Special Recognition Award for the 10th Annual Landscapes Online" in 2020

Art Tutor

Some are born with a natural talent, (for instance Picasso could draw beautifully at age 7); that applies in all walks of life. However, drawing and painting is often not well taught! My structured methods can bring out the best in any budding artist.


Examples of portraits are included in my portfolio on this Surrey Artists website. If you are interested in having a portrait painted, please contact me with your commission enquiry.


Acrylics, Acrylic Inks, Coloured Pencil, Drawing, Gouache, Mixed Media, Oils, Oil Pastel, Pastels, Pencil/Charcoal, Pen & Ink, Pen & Wash, Watercolour, Watercolour Pencil, Water Soluble Pastels

Art Groups / Exhibitions

Ex-Member Dorking Group of Artists.
Current Member Bromley Art Society
Member of The Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers Arts and Crafts Group (Freeman of the City)

SAA Artists
Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers
Fellow of the International Society of Typographic Designers


Otters Pool Gallery
Denbies Wine Estate
Betchworth Hall
Painters’ Hall
Guildhall Art Gallery
Saatchi Art

Camelias Painting by Sunbury on Thames Art Society Member – Molesey Elmbridge Surrey Artist Hildegarde Reid

Camelias Painting by Sunbury on Thames Art Society Member – Molesey Elmbridge Surrey Artist Hildegarde Reid

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Artist: Hildegarde Reid (Molesey)

Artist: Hildegarde Reid (Molesey)

Camelias Painting by Sunbury on Thames Art Society Member - Molesey Elmbridge Surrey Artist Hildegarde Reid

Art Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 2ft x 2 ft

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Hildegarde Reid

Painter of Oils, Watercolour, Gouache and Acrylics 
Art Tutor and Art Demonstrations 
Teacher of Watercolour Painting on Cruise Liners 

Phone: 0208 398 1943
Mobile: 07584 571 234
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About The Artist

Hildegarde was born on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

She studied Social Science at the University of the Orange Free State, but has always been passionately involved in painting. She came to the UK in the “Sixties”, is married with two children, and lives in Surrey where she teaches and paints in her Studio in Molesey.

Hildegarde is primarily a “Colourist”. Her work is much influenced by her roots and she brings warmth and vibrancy into her paintings where with gay abandon uses colour and paint in a way that has been described as, “delightfully sensual”. Whether tackling cluttered Still Lifes of everyday objects, or landscapes of Southern Africa and Europe, she delights in depicting the effects of light and dark. The “Impressionists” and “Scottish Colourists” have had a major influence on her work. Although mainly an oil painter, Hildegarde also uses watercolour and mixed media.

Of Painting as an activity, she says “No matter how demanding painting can sometimes be, it always fills me with a huge sense of satisfaction and joy. In painting I escape into a World of my own, where I can revel in creating images with colour, shape and form.”

Hildegarde Reid - Molesey Surrey Artist Holding Framed Painting

Galleries and Exhibitions

Hildegarde has sold to clients world-wide. Her paintings are represented by Art Galleries in South Africa and London. Her work is regularly exhibited with the Chelsea Art Society, and has been represented at the Affordable Art, and Battersea Art Fairs . In September 2007 she was Guest Artist for “The Family Law in Partnership”, Bedford Chambers, Covent Garden, London, and exhibited in May 2008 hanging at the Royal British Artists Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. One of her works, “Daffodils” was recently auctioned at the Royal Academy on behalf of Marie Curie Cancer Research.

Painting Commissions

Hildegarde undertakes commissions for Still Lifes incorporating client’s colour schemes and precious possessions as well as painting private homes and gardens.

Art Talks & Demonstrations / Art Tutor - Including Cruise Liners

Hildegarde regularly runs painting workshops and demonstrations for a number of Art Societies and exhibits both in South Africa and England. She has sold to clients world-wide. For the last four years Hildegarde has been a watercolour instructor for major Cruise Lines.

Art Groups

Hildegarde is a member of Molesey Art Society, Chelsea Art Society, Sunbury on Thames Art Society & Thames Valley Art Society and Weybridge Art Society.