Born 1942 in Matlock Derbyshire, UK, he now lives with his family in Australia.
A mostly self-taught surrealist painter, he has also worked in film. The set of Alien 3, for example, had the advantage of his bizarrely beautiful talent, and Roman Polanski got the idea to film Macbeth from one of his paintings. I was absolutely struck by the magic and mystery of his paintings...
"The Looking-Glass Room"
Many of his works, for example this one:
and this one:
have the atmosphere, color, and vivid dream-like-escapades quality of "Glass Books of the Dream Eaters," the fantastic novel of detection and adventure by Gordon Dahlquist.