Nicki has worked for the NHS for over 30 years in the Pathology department. In her spare time she enjoys all sorts of crafts, art, baking cakes,walking, photography and natural history. She first discovered watercolour painting on a beginners course about 7 years ago, and has since taught herself soft pastel and acrylic painting. Most of her pictures are inspired by a love of the natural world and animals.
Her Painting titled Moving Forward is the largest piece of work she has ever done and was undertaken during her treatment for breast cancer in 2013, to help bring something positive from the experience.
Greeting cards of this painting are available for sale to raise funds for the following charities:- The Gorilla Fund, Plan UK and Macmillan Cancer Support.