Ted Jones was born in Dublin in 1952. Apart from early instruction from his father, Ted is a completely self taught painter. He was encouraged to draw from a very early age and has nurtured and developed his immense talent into a style, which is unmistakably Ted Jones. In truth his unique style probably owes a lot to the fact that he never attended Art College. His style has evolved uninfluenced and unencumbered.
Ted spent his early years serving in the army. The discipline of which has stood to him considering the time consuming nature of his work. Painting everything firstly in monochrome to ensure light and shade are correct, his figures are painted nude so that they are accurate anatomically only then are the clothing and colours bui... read more