About the Book
In May 2008 Anita Davies began a plein air art project that would take her sketching through her own village of Doddington and it's two neighbours Wimblington & Benwick concentrating on peoples homes.
Three villages deep in the heart of the Fens in Cambridgeshire, England and very
Close to Home.
Born on 5th April 1968, Anita spent her childhood in Hertfordshire where she acquired 'O' level and 'A' level in art, before moving to the Fens in 1991. In 2003 Anita began her "artistic journey". Self taught, she currently works in a veriety of media, her inspiration drawn from a passion of light and vision; seeing the "hidden treasures" in everyday life and each subjects beauty, seeking to capture character and emotion in her work. Anita's work is held in private collections worldwide. She has carried out commissions on a variety of subjects, particularly portraiture, and has also written a monthly column in the Fenland Citizen and a weekly illustrated column in the Cambs Times & Wisbech Standard newspapers.