Encaustic Wax Artist
Tel: 01442 822398
“... Shall watch inevitable rise to acclaim with great interest”Taken from Phil Madley's Visitors Book
About the Artist “The Iron Man”
“The Iron Man is cooking on gas!”
“I bow down to your powers of imagination”
Phil has been painting professionally for over fifteen years. His innovative and original style has led to numerous sales and many successful exhibitions.
His commercial background began as a graphic designer and artist before going freelance in 1992. He started his own design consultancy, Lonestar Design, specialising in marketing communications and corporate identities. Phil now concentrates his time on his passion for encaustic wax art - a medium he thinks is under utilised. Not only has he earned a reputation as an artist but also as a teacher and lecturer of encaustic art.
He is a member of the Herts Visual Arts Forum, Berkhamsted Art Society and the Bucks Visual Images Group. Also a qualified teacher he runs encaustic wax art courses and workshops prices from £25 per person per day. He has taught at Missenden Abbey and teaches encaustic wax painting at schools and art centres. Phil is a very popular demonstrator and lecturer giving talks and demonstrations to art clubs and societies throughout Southern England. For a quotation please use the contact form mentioning dates, times and post code or contact Phil on 01442 822398.
Phil paints using coloured encaustic wax and various heating implements but principally an iron, hence the nickname “The Iron Man”. His paintings are bold and bright or soft and sensuous, demanding attention and challenging the viewer on a visual or emotional level to experience more. His work is innovative, exciting and contemporary. It touches your soul, “sometimes beautiful sometimes a touch frightening, but never boring. Often you can see different images and feel changing emotions - so many pictures in one.”
Read more about Phil at the Art Profile website.