Colour in Your Life featured artist Scott Denholm appeared on Colour In Your Life Season Fourteen (14)
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Scott Denholm is an award winning contemporary ocean artist living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Scott began painting traditional landscape scenes in 1993, age 10 and received two years of tutoring from local artists. As a junior, Scott’s award winning landscapes showed a maturity in his style and technique years beyond his age. After moving to the Sunshine Coast in 1996 he took up surfing and immediately developed an infatuation and respect for the ocean. Later joining the famous Australia Zoo crew for 7 years, his interest and dedication to the environment led him on the path in 2011 to becoming the world’s first and only eco conscious surf artist.
In his mid-twenties Scott Denholm had started to became aware of the health dangers and environmental impacts associated with traditional oil painting processes as well as the toxic, crude oil by-products used to make surfing equipment. Always striving for positive change, he decided to combine his passions and set out to find the most eco friendly products available and become both an eco conscious surfer and artist. After two years of researching, sourcing and testing eco art materials, he started painting surf scenes with the intention to share with the surfing community to help educate surfers and brands about the impacts of traditional surf products and marine conservation issues.
Scott Denholm is also in the process of writing a book/how-to guide to educate and help other artists make the transition to a healthy, non-toxic and environmentally friendly studio.
You can contact Scott Denholm directly via his website at http://scottdenholm.com/
Original Air Date: 28th September 2016