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Modest Eric Tucker, aged 86 lived all his life at an end-of-terrace home in Warrington, Cheshire. His depictions of working-class life, created as he battled arthritis, have been compared to famed Lancashire artist LS Lowry whose works have sold for millions.
Last night, art critics said the collection could be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds - if not more. Respected art historian Ruth Millington said: It is a great find, remarkable. Paintings of clowns follow from his love of the circus as a child, and there are portraits of his parents.
But rather than offer them for sale or exhibition, he kept his works out of public view, stacking them around his house — including in the airing cupboard, shed and on top of wardrobes.
One of Eric Tucker's paintings discovered after his death Image: Cavendish Press Tucker in old age and in the Army His family were stunned by the find while clearing his house after his death. Brother Tony, 76, said: He didn't like being organised or people telling him what to do but he was intelligent and creative.
Despite having arthritis for most of his life, he never stopped painting. I'd call round to the house and find him painting in the front parlour. Painting wasn't a hobby, it was his life" Tucker often drank in local pubs and working men's clubs. He had no formal art training beyond a sign writing apprenticeship, but his knowledge and appreciation of painting was extensive.
Pubs and working men's clubs were a favourite subject Image: We just assumed it would be a few pieces - but not Experts say it will be some time before the market dictates a value for the Tucker collection.
One work is now on show in Warrington Museum and this weekend his former home will host a free exhibition of 45 of his paintings titled "60 Years of Unseen Art".Why get into scriptwriting & creative writing? Whether it’s the last words that Jack utters to Rose in Titanic, the cringe-worthy messages we find inside Valentine’s Day cards, or the catchphrases we hear spouting from the mouth of a certain meerkat from that price comparison website, we engage with the work of professional writers every.
Apprenticeships, A levels and vocational qualifications all provide Level 3 qualifications, so they’re all excellent ways to get into university An apprenticeship is a form of work-based training.
You could also specialise in signwriting after completing an A level or HNC or HND in graphic design. Previous experience in printing, reprographics, laser cutting or engraving may give you an advantage when looking for work.
Steve secured a 4 year apprenticeship at the former Portland Naval Base in signwriting and glazing, as an apprentice he worked on HMS Victory and the royal yacht. Record producer Pete Waterman commissioned complete external redecoration of his Pullman railway carriages.
Signwriter/signmaker career opportunities Employment opportunities exist with firms of sign manufacturers or signmakers. There may also be opportunities for self-employment, either independently or as part of a franchise operation.
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