Martin began his career as an engraver and graphic designer, before taking a B.Ed in art and design. After graduation Martin concentrated solely upon drawing, particularly life drawing and rarely exhibited work at this time.
By the early 1990’s Martin became interested in landscape. After the discipline of the figure and the austerity of pencil and charcoal the scale of his work became large with vibrant colour replacing monochrome. His recent work has seen a return to monochrome and it’s expressive possibilities, but colour still remains central to most of his work.
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