Category: Work in Progress

Posts about work currently in progress.

Work In Progress: Winter Waxwing

The Waxwing is a beautiful bird. A pinkish buff colour, crest set atop the head, black eye ‘mask’. But it’s the red wax-like tips on the wings that give this bird its name. A longed-for winter visitor, some years large numbers are seen throughout Britain. You may be lucky enough to have a group locally, […]

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A Steller’s Sea Eagle In Progress

Currently on the wildlife drawing board, working around the commissions, is this Steller’s Sea Eagle painting. Acrylics, on heavyweight watercolour paper (18″ x 14″, reference photo for the painting: Jo Dale at Wildlife Reference Photos). I’m on a mission to paint the Steller’s Sea Eagle (largest and most powerful) and the Bald Eagle (the largest […]

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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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Labrador Painting: Logie At Achmelvich Bay

Last year I started a portrait of my Labrador, Logie (yes, another painting of him!). It’s based on a photo of him at Achmelvich Bay in the north west of Scotland. It was a beautiful morning when we visited in March 2018. Blue sky, turquoise sea, and white sands. I have only just finished it, […]

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Young Lion, In progress

I recently started work on a young lion painting. It is still a work in progress and I’ll post more updates as I work on it. Here’s some photos of progress so far. Acrylics, A3 size. (from a reference photo by Laura Hanton, Wildlife Reference Photos). Follow Me On:

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