About the Artist
D Y Hide is an award-winning professional artist who rediscovered her artistic Muse at the Titchfield Art & Craft Show in 2014, and has been exhibiting across the land ever since.

A fully qualified and vastly experienced Advanced Skills Teacher of Art & Design, she delivers enjoyable and informative workshops and demonstrations in and around the southern counties, working in a wide range of media from pencil to pastel to paint, as well as in two and three dimensions.

She is a full member of the Society of Feline Artists (S.O.F.A.), a signature member of the UK Colour Pencil Society (UKCPS) and a Professional Associate Artist of the SAA.

Recent awards include: -
2017 Light, Space, Time - Special Merit for ‘The City Sinks’
Light, Space, Time - ‘Nature’ - Honourable Mention for ‘Golden Goddess’
Light, Space, Time - Open Competition - Special Merit for ‘Ca D’Oro’
2016 UKCPS Regional - Best in Show for ‘Fire Fox’
UKCPS Regional - Best Wildlife for ‘Brave Little Fox’
UKCPS Regional - Best Abstract / Fantasy for ‘Fire Fox’

‘Golden Goddess’ was chosen to feature in Ann Kullberg’s Colour Pencil Treasures, Vol. 5 2017.

D Y Hide exhibits locally and nationally at number of different shows throughout the year. She is currently working on a set of miniatures to submit to the Royal Society of Miniature Painters for the Mall Galleries Show in London in October 2018.

She accepts commissions with a great big smile!


February 2016 - Fair Oak Art Society

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Vixen - underpainting
I'm off to the Fair Oaks Art Soc to give a demonstration in painting a fox in oils. I only decided on what to do once I was well into the painting, then realised that I would need another version in order to show what I'd already done! And so now there's 'one I made earlier'! - even if I made a little later (!) - and I really need to hold back from tweaking it, so I have something to do on the night!