Tina’s pet subject is pet painting!

Tina Gothard

Barrie Farnsworth meets a Matlock woman who has given up teaching art to become a full-time artist – and she’s loving it!

TINA GOTHARD left teaching after 27 years last August to ‘take the plunge’ and become a full-time artist… and she’s so glad she did. The 50-year-old mum-of-two established Tina’s Pet Portraits last summer, offering not just what the name suggests but also paintings of people with their beloved pets…