Darren Dearden, based in Leicestershire has been a commercial artist for over 25 years. He left formal education and took a position as a studio junior within an advertising company who produced artwork for a variety of publishers. This started off Darren's initial and useful impact as an artist.
From bold and abstract compositions of shape, contour and colour to intricate textured work. Darren, now working in Bath, continues to push his work in all directions evolving in subject matter, mediums and styles.
"Although sometimes simple in appearance and creating underlying emotions, my work is complex and carefully crafted to the enquiring mind so that in the end a part of myself shows through as well as the meaning behind it".
His work reflects thoughts and aims to lift the spirit and promote a sense of harmony. Inspired by events around him his paintings are a celebration of life and all its layers and relationships.
Darren works in a variety of mediums and his subjects are wide ranging and chosen because they complement his working style.