Love Counts Collection by Doug Hyde

Doug Hyde celebrated 10 years of his published work, to celebrate this impressive milestone he has taken a retrospective look back through his favourite pieces, and revisited old friends. View the collection currently on display at Artworx Gallery, Newport, Shropshire.

Boy Racers II By Doug Hyde

Boy Racers II By Doug Hyde

Doug’s work acts as an open window offering a view over the artist’s personal landscape, and providing a vivid and heartfelt insight into his life. Over the years his style has shifted and progressed in subtle ways, reflecting the changes in both his personal circumstances and the world around him. His artistic journey has taken him from mono-tonal figurative work to blazing techni-colour narratives, with his distinctive palette becoming one of his defining characteristics. His exploration of the spectrum takes us into a world of breathtaking light and colour which betrays his personal admiration of Mark Rothko. Rothko’s vast canvases which experiment with great swathes of colour made a huge impact on the young Doug when he first saw them at Tate Modern, and he has always remembered this encounter with gratitude and awe.

“When I have an idea for a new work I tend to scribble down my thoughts at once, and in my studio I have a box overflowing with these messy scribblings on cards, paper napkins, bits of newspaper, anything that has space for a quick sketch to keep the idea in focus. When I come to start work on something new, I refer to my ‘ideas box’, and then try to refine the image in my head until it is ready to be transferred to the drawing board. I take the initial idea and sketch out the painting, adding ideas to it as I go until it evolves into a picture that works for me, or the picture I imagined when it first popped into my head.” – Doug Hyde

Catnap II By Doug Hyde

Catnap II
By Doug Hyde

Doug has been featured on television, both on the BBC and on Channel 4 as well as on local television and local and national radio describing his unique technique and talking about the people and events that inspire his heart-warming work. Inspired by his own emotional responses to life, Doug’s intention is to provoke a positive response in others; his success in this aim can be seen not only by the huge impact his work has made on the British and international art scene, but also by the money he has raised for two important charities – “Look Good…Feel Better” and “Families for Children” – through the sale of his artwork.

His extraordinary rise from virtual unknown to the most popular living artist in the UK has been meteoric. Doug’s work has won him critical acclaim and celebrity collectors of his work include golfer Rory McIlroy and Emily Blunt (star of the movie The Devil Wears Prada).

Dreams Come True II By Doug Hyde

Dreams Come True II
By Doug Hyde

I Love You This Much II by Doug HydeqI Love You This Much II by Doug Hyde

I Love You This Much II by Doug Hyde

“I hope people can feel a connection with my work, and share the positive emotions behind it! I am passionate about my work and commit everything to it. I hope that those who buy my work feel the same emotion for it that I do; I hope they love it!”
Bisou II By Doug Hyde

Bisou II
By Doug Hyde

Monday, Wednesday, Friday II By Doug Hyde

Monday, Wednesday, Friday II
By Doug Hyde

For more information about Doug Hyde and his work visit:

Doug Hyde at Artworx Gallery

Alternatively please ring 01952 820397 or email
Artworx Gallery, 67 High Street, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7AU.

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