Helen lives near Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. In 1996 she completed an art & design course (which included photography) at Hammersmith college, London. She has since further developed her skills through courses at Trowbridge college and at Sue Burns art school. Helen mostly works with mixed media. It is important to her to create texture and capture atmosphere in her paintings. She has been greatly influenced by her travels, especially to France, Spain and Italy. Helen aims to develop her work by continuing to explore various media and techniques.