Linda was born in California in 1955, and migrated to Australia in 1972. Art and drawing have always been my main interest, as well as camping, bush walking and bird watching. She studied Graphic Design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Diploma of Arts) and has worked as a Graphic Designer for over 20 years. Her main employment in the 1980's and 90's was in the magazine and print media. As Art Director for Your Garden Magazine and New Idea Magazine she had the opportunity to create illustrative work in a variety of mediums, both traditional and electronic. Years working in print media have taught her to tell the story in a direct and simple way. She finds the immediacy of pencil work gives her that direct connection with the subject. In each drawing she does, she tries to tell something about the animal or scene that she finds compulsive or attractive. "I like to get into the ‘feel’ of the subject if I can. I think it is essential that the personality and character of the subject must shine through, the animal must be believable as an individual in its own right. I would like my audience to relate to the subject and its personality through my drawing. In this way I would hope to inspire in the viewer the same delight and excitement I have for the subject matter". Linda Weil.
Works below have been sold at Seymour