Tim Rose works from life whenever possible in order to capture the natural atmosphere and illumination of his subject, often sketching and painting in crowded places.

Tim Rose has a degree in fine art and has worked professionally for 20 years, exhibiting widely, including with the Royal Watercolour Society, The Royal Institute of Watercolourists and many provincial galleries throughout the country . He has work on a regular basis in many galleries including The Ingleby Gallery, Derbyshire, and the Dukeries Gallery, Worksop.

Many of his paintings have been reproduced as cards and prints and he is commissioned by many leading companies and institutions to provide paintings for their offices.