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Painter - Artistic
I paint as a hobby, self taught. Landscapes mainly and have yet to tackle people/faces but have done some animals. I have also used my artistic skills in the past to create my own wrapping paper and greetings cards. Have mainly worked in acrylic but have used watercolours and am slowly learning oils. Could easily turn my hand to larger projects like stage backdrops for example.
St Johns Project, Chester
April 2011 - April 2012
For a short while I was a volunteer artist for St Johns church, Chester's original cathedral and oldest church. Painting pictures relating to the churches past to be used as promotional literature, postcards etc.
Anne Jagger Recruitment, Warrington
June 2009 - July 2009
Temporary positions through their Preston office at Carphone Warehouse in Preston. Data transfer from an old computer system to a new one and processing orders for customers broadband connections.
Reed Specialist Recruitment, Preston, Lancashire
May 2009 - May 2009
Short term temping position for Reed at NHS Bursaries dept, Fleetwood processing students bursary applications paperwork. Copying passports, birth certificates and other documents sent in with the applications.
Adecco Uk Ltd, Keele, Staffordshire
January 2009 - March 2009
Temping for Adecco in Blackpool at National Savings/Siemens. Processing lost account enquiries by searching for details on a bespoke computer system and checking them against paperwork supplied by the customer.
Adecco Uk Ltd, Dartford, Kent
April 2008 - May 2008
Temping for Adecco at a company in Northfleet, Kent.
Calling previous customers with competition details and getting feedback from them on products previously purchased.
Customer Service Advisor
Traidcraft Plc, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
September 2006 - February 2008
Main duties were to process customer’s orders by phone, fax, post and by email. Dealing with customers queries/enquiries, faxing, filing and general office duties. Customers ranged from individual members of the public to shops and supermarkets.
Customer Service Advisor
Central Employment Agency, Newcastle upon Tyne
September 2005 - August 2006
Temping at Traidcraft Plc, duties as previous entry.
DJV Transport, South Shields, Tyne & Wear
May 2004 - April 2005
Main duties were: order processing and haulage allocation using an in-house database. Answering the telephone, customer liaison and general administration.
Select Recruitment @ npower, Newcastle upon Tyne
January 2004 - May 2004
Duties were correcting customer’s accounts and bringing them up to date via a database. Entering present/finished state of account onto separate database.
Transit Medway Ltd, Strood Kent
December 1996 - July 2003
Main duties were: order processing using an in-house system, checking that loaded vehicles had correct goods and documentation. Answering the telephone, customer and supplier liaison. Updating tide tables and vessel arrivals on the web site on a weekly basis. General administration (word-processing, faxing, filing etc).
A selection of paintings I have done over the years.
Some I no longer have as they were for family and friends.
Model making examples.
Examples of models I have made or are currently making.
The first four photo's are of the pier I am making.
Then there photos of models I made for an Irish themed model railway of mine.
An oil storage depot and unloading platform, a cattle dock and a small signal box.
The last two are of an Irish railway cattle van that I designed in 3D and had printed.
Just the bodywork, not chassis. Undercoated and 'as printed'.
Qualifications & Certifications
N.C.F.E Level 1 Creative Craft and Design in Ceramics
Bensham Grove Community Centre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
E.C.D.L (European Computer Driving License)
Mid Kent College, Rochester, Kent
Southfields School, Gravesend, Kent
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