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Nick Potter

Nick Potter

"Draw me some jungle animals." said my infant school teacher. At the tender age of 6, I was excused from assembly for a whole week in order to draw animals for her ambitious 'Jungle Frieze'. I drew and drew and the results were impressive. The curious combination of lions, tigers, kangaroos, pandas and chimps plus many more assorted animals inhabiting the same jungle didn't seem to worry her as her frieze was fully populated. I was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire (of 'crooked spire' fame) in 1959 and have been told I could always draw. When I was young, I was lent a beautifully illustrated edition of 'The Jungle Book' by a neighbour. For months I religiously copied the exquisite pen and ink drawings of animals which adorned its pages. I made a portfolio from card and wrote 'NICK POTTER, ARTIST. KEEP OUT 'on the front. It seems all I have ever wanted to be was an artist. Unfortunately life doesn't always give you what you want, well not immediately anyway.< Read More

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