GOLD AND SILVER LEAF HEAD STUDIES

GOLD AND SILVER LEAF HEAD STUDIES

This is the last piece of artwork to come off the easel.  Working again with the big cats that have filled my artistic life for many years, I decided to make use of some pure gold and silver leaf I had in the studio.  Having used 24 carat  gold leaf for some time, it...

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MARCH AT MIDNIGHT!

MARCH AT MIDNIGHT!

This painting of penguins is oil on hand stretched linen  - I like to stretch my own as it all makes the process from this simple action to the finished painting more personal.  These are King Penguins and the smaller version of the Emperor Penguins, but very curious...

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MAGNIFICENT RAJAN.

MAGNIFICENT RAJAN.

This is the magnificent tusker Rajan who was 63 years old when I went to see him and who was the last swimming elephant and lived in the Andaman Islands, close to Burma but part of India. My obsession and love of elephants led me to see him at the Barefoot Resort on...

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Orang utan, Mother and baby

Orang utan, Mother and baby

Another in the family of our close cousins, the orang utan.  As an artist I have been involved with conservation organisations who are trying to keep the rainforest habitat from being logged out and these lovely cousins facing extinction in our lifetime. We visited...

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Head Study – The Legendary ‘Spartacus’

Head Study – The Legendary ‘Spartacus’

Many thanks for all the positive comments on last week's blog on the Drum Horse 'Major Spartacus'.  This is an oil on fine linen head study of this amazing horse and it is the second study I have done.  The first one was donated to the Household Cavalry Charity...

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‘Major’ Spartacus – Drum Horse Household Cavalry

‘Major’ Spartacus – Drum Horse Household Cavalry

This magnificent horse has now retired from ceremonial duties with the Household Cavalry and was a legend in his time as one of their Drum Horses.  They are basically a heavy horse which has been chosen for temperament and strength for their duties with the Cavalry. ...

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ORPHAN BABY ELEPHANT

ORPHAN BABY ELEPHANT

This painting shows an orphaned baby elephant that I found in 2003 in The Elephant Transit Home in the south of Sri Lanka. I was aware that this was a special place for orphaned elephants as they were released back into the wild when they were about 4 years old, the...

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ART FROM THE PAST!

ART FROM THE PAST!

Going through the photo book of artwork and paintings my partner made a while ago to celebrate the past 25 years as a wildlife artist, silhouette artist and textile artist, I thought I would share with you some the paintings that were sold long ago, but still have a...

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New website, new paintings!

New website, new paintings!

Happy New Year to all who read this newsletter.  Here is my updated website for all to enjoy.  This is one of my new contemporary paintings - colourful and fun.  Please welcome Trevor, Tina and Tiny Tim into the world of animal and wildlife art.  Love the...

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