Di is a professional artist, illustrator and cartoonist
She studied art at Weymouth Training College in the sixties , gaining an Advanced Distinction in Art for her Teaching Diploma. Practical work towards this included pottery, silk screen printing, lino printing, book binding and painting.
Landscape painting in watercolour or pen and wash is a particular love. Di’s style has been described as tonal with interesting light effects; she enjoys incorporating negative painting techniques into her work.
A versatile artist, Di is an elected member of the Cartoonist Club of Great Britain. As well as supplying cartoons for print she is happy to undertake caricature or other commissions.
She is well known for her historical illustrations which are well researched and humorous. Many examples of these can be viewed in Ashby de la Zouch Museum.
Di runs watercolour courses in the Midlands. She also runs residential holidays in watercolour and in cartooning at Knuston Hall Adult Residential College in Northamptonshire.
Please go to her website www.dilorriman.co.uk to see further work or follow her on instagram dilorriman. She is represented on line by www.ashbydelazouchfineart.com and you may also have seen her work locally at the www.ingleby-gallery.co.uk