Sophie Fois is an extremely talented young contemporary artist based in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. I will admit to knowing nothing about art although I think the best way to choose art for most of us is because we just love it! And I love Sophie's work. I also love her studio in the village of Turville, it is just behind the Bull & Butcher Pub, take a drive through the country lanes, have a walk up to the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Windmill or around the village where the Vicar of Dibley was filmed, have lunch at the pub and visit Sophie in her studio.
Sophie was born in this beautiful Oxfordshire village, grew up here and still keeps her studio based here. Having grown up surrounded by the rural countryside combined with her love for animals Sophie is passionate about immortalising them through her work.
Sophie's work is predominately commission based and her pastel pencil realism art is extremely sought after. But she also has her own contemporary style work and she sells both Originals and Limited Edition Prints which can be viewed and purchased in her studio or purchased online via her website.
Sophie studied art through school, college and university where she graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree. After leaving university she has grown her business and 'Sophie Fois Artwork' has gained a large following throughout the UK and worldwide.
I have had the pleasure of visiting Sophie in her studio and I am totally in awe of her artwork, the detail is outstanding and one day I hope to own one of her Originals if I am lucky! Wandering around her studio in this peaceful village is a real treat and if you get the opportunity to visit then it is worth a drive as it does make a very special day out.
Detailed below are some examples of Sophie's work and prices for both the Original and the Limited Edition prints. These would make such a special gift - for Christmas or a significant birthday.
Above - 'Sandalio' is contemporary style art, it is mixed media on watercolour paper, the framed size is 79 cm x 100 cm and the price for the Original is £1.500 or for a Limited Edition of 50 Giclee Prints priced at £135 each (41 cm x 58 cm).
Above - 'Odin' is available in Limited Edition Giclee Print of 100 for £95 (70 cm x 50 cm).
All prints are shipped tube rolled: UK tracked, signed and insured P&P is £15 and international tracked, signed and insured P&P is £25.
Sophie is fully booked for pastel commissions for approx two years but if you are interested then do follow her on Facebook or keep an eye out on her website where she will announce when she is reopening her order book.
Below are some examples of Sophie's recent commissions:
I think you will agree she is a very talented young lady and her artwork is absolutely stunning!
If you would like to arrange a studio visit or you wish to enquire about purchasing a piece of artwork then you can contact Sophie via email, phone or on her website and Facebook page, all details below.
Sophie Fois Artwork
Email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone is 07738 095942
A visit to Turville makes a lovely day out - you can walk around the village and the surrounding countryside, a walk up to the windmill used in the original Chitty Chitty Bang Bang film is not for the faint hearted, it is very steep or just enjoy the view from the pub garden!
Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post, Sophie is the cousin of my friend and I offered to share her beautiful work on my blog.
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