Category: Wildlife

My wildlife sightings and photos

Wildlife Art: White-tailed Eagles, Loch Leven

I thought I would put some blogs together about the wildlife art I have created and what inspired it. There’s not enough room in a caption to put everything. I hope you will enjoy reading about my inspiration and sightings. Below is pictured my watercolour painting capturing two White-tailed Eagles soaring above Castle Island, Loch […]

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Dog Fur For Nesting Birds

During this time of year when the garden birds are busy building and maintaining their nests, I always put out my Labrador’s fur for them after he’s had a good brush. I use an old fat ball feeder to put it in and hang up alongside the bird food.  Blue tits have claimed the nest […]

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White-tailed Eagle Painting Timelapse

I have recently finished a new painting of a White-tailed Eagle in flight. This particular bird is one I have watched for many hours, female ‘Turquoise 1’, as she is known from her identification wing tags. I didn’t paint in her tags in this portrait. Below is a timelapse I have put together from a […]

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Eagle Antics Cartoons: Golden vs White-tailed Part 1

I enjoy drawing cartoons, most notably the antics of Scotland’s white-tailed eagles. In my blog I’m going to tell you some of the stories behind the cartoons I’ve drawn over the years, as I have based many of them on real-life observations during my many hours watching these birds. First up, differences between the two […]

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Puffin Coloured Pencil Portrait

After my first attempt with colour pencils (blog about my Red Squirrel coloured pencil drawing here), I wanted to try another wildlife piece and opted for one of my favourite birds, the Puffin.  After some more research into the various types of coloured pencils, and which would suit my needs the best, I opted for […]

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