Category: 8by8 Wildlife Collection

The 8by8 Wildlife Collection. 8 inch x 8 inch size paintings featuring wildlife from the UK and around the world, capturing the Wildlife that inspires me, evokes memories of past encounters, or is a species I would love to see one day.

Finished work: Blue Jay

A recent blog post showed my work in progress of a Blue Jay painting: On the Easel: Blue Jay I have now finished the painting, and what a stunning bird it was to paint. It’s not often I get to paint so many different shades of blue on a bird! Painting Materials Size: 8 inches […]

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On the Easel: Blue Jay

January 2022. A new piece to add to my 8by8 Wildlife Collection, a Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata). The Blue Jay is native to eastern North America. Despite the name, it is not related to the UK’s Eurasian Jay at all – but I think it is equally as noisy. If you have ever heard a […]

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Kingfisher, Watercolour Painting

A new watercolour painting: The Kingfisher. One of the UK’s most brightly coloured birds. Often seen as a brief turquoise flash as they dart along a river. Kingfisher memories I live near a river and have often spotted Kingfishers darting along the river, but all I have seen is the flash of turquoise as they’ve […]

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Giclee Art Print: Hedgehog

A new giclée art print, ‘A Happy Hedgehog’ is now available to purchase from my online shop. It would make a lovely addition to a wildlife enthusiast’s wall. Item Details The fine art giclée print is an open edition reproduced from my original watercolour painting.  I have written a blog about the painting, which you […]

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A Happy Hedgehog Painting

A new watercolour painting of ‘A Happy Hedgehog’. Doesn’t he make you want to smile?! Artist’s note: Original painting is now sold, but giclee art prints are available, details below. Hedgehog memories A childhood memory of mine is sleeping over at my grandparents’ house and being allowed to stay up late, keeping a watchful eye […]

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