Steve Nayar

Steve is an acclaimed wildlife artist with a background in design and advertising. He has facilitated workshops here and in Mauritius and cares about endangered species. A Wildlife Artist of The Year finalist for the past five years, his paintings have raised funds for numerous global wildlife conservation organisations.

Describe your approach to teaching
I like to help students overcome self-limiting beliefs. I encourage interactive participation whilst demonstrating painting techniques, mixing, colour theory and ways of seeing. I like to guide rather than dictate.

What inspires your own work?
The paintings have a specific message. I require them to have power and energy. I seek a response from my audience. They are a call to action.

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