Bagni di Lucca

Watercolour Landscape Paintings

These watercolour paintings are part of the original and exquisite collection by John Gardner, depicting a variety of his English, Italian, Scottish, French and Danish landscapes.

John Gardner’s love of painting started about the age of 5 and developed throughout his time at school studying ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Art.


After qualifying at Sheffield University John Gardner’s career as an Architect spanned over four decades involving him in large scale projects throughout the UK. In 2000 in addition to running his private architectural practice he became a professional watercolour painter.


In 2000 John participated in an art course at Jacob Kramer College of Art in Leeds now better known as Leeds College of Art and his name was submitted for participation in channel4 ‘watercolour challenge with TV presenter Hanna Gordon and resident art expert Mike Chaplin. After this John became a full time professional artist recognised throughout Britain. John how has a collection of over 100 paintings displayed throughout this website.


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