About the Artist
R. GUY BERESFORD-LINNELL., DIP.A.D., A.T.C., Cert. Ed. (Man).
Born Leicester, U.K., 1944. Studied fine art at Leicester & Cardiff Colleges of Art & Design. Post-Graduate Studies at Leeds University. 26 Years an educationalist in Art/Design/Graphics/Technology. Now
works full-time as Graphic-Artist/Technical Illustrator. He has Works
owned by Companies in the U.K., Europe, Turkey, Morocco, Middle East
& the U.S.A.
Specialist of Mechanical Engineering Subjects to Commission
His late Father was a professional Engineer & Works Manager with 'B.T.H' / 'A.E.I' / 'G.E.C'.
Ancestor: John Linnell, R.A., (1792–1882).
Has shown his work at several U.K. venues, including the National
Railway Museum, York with the ' Guild of Railway Artists', and
similarly, at Derby Industrial Museum.
He has scale historical 7mm railway models in the collection of Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery.
Mostly 'mixed media', i.e: Gouache Paint; Pastel; Pencil-Crayon; Pen and Pencils.
Extremely fine detail, 'photographic-precision'. Technically accurate.
Employs magnifying-lens throughout. Detailed subject research.
Range of Work
Literally 'anything mechanical', – though Railway vehicles of all kinds are his 'first love'.
Highly accomplished in complex drawing of large diesel power-plants for
many types of transportation. A 'master' of pencil techniques and an
adept draughtsman in many areas, from, and including meticulous
technical-drawing'... to lifelike portraiture.