About… Andy Maitland, iPad Artist, makes digital drawings on an iPad using a stylus and the drawing app ‘Brushes’. He lives and draws in Surrey, UK. His drawings are made directly from observation, usually outdoors. His background training is in the arts and design industry. He has been making digital drawings on his iPad since 2011, becoming what he calls an ‘iPad Artist’.
Inspiration... The English landscape in Surrey is Andy’s current subject and has been the main focus of his work since 2011.
He has also been influenced by Hockney and his landscape exhibitions including ‘A Picture’ at the Royal Academy in London.
Motto and mentor... ’Stop designing’ -Jack Gardner.