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About 2019-05-15T21:01:47+00:00

The Dartmoor Artist – Sarah Smith

Thank you for visiting. I’m mostly made up of Yorkshire tea, Ferrero Roche, big hair, even bigger earrings, a love of shoes and an even bigger love of wine. I live on beautiful Dartmoor with things you’re warned not to mix….children and animals…

…unfortunately the straw that broke the camel’s back (quite literally) was in 2017, when I injured my back. A culmination of years of dance and a badly timed sneeze led to spinal surgery in late December 2017. During my recovery, I had to do something. I had to create. I had to make. So I began to sketch.  Working in acrylic meant instant colour came into my world – which was pretty black and white at that point…and BOOM….I found my inspiration. COLOUR…..and before I knew it, the work just came. So here I am today….making and creating and producing art.

Thank you so much for visiting, Sarah x

“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backwards. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means its going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming”