Tag: british wildlife

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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Harvest Mouse in a Tulip, Watercolour Painting

My latest wildlife artwork is of a Harvest Mouse in a tulip. It was such a cute composition to paint. Painted on tinted Bockingford watercolour paper. It’s the first time I have used a tinted paper, and I like how it makes the colours subtly different and the white of the mouse ‘pop’. Below are […]

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A Nuthatch Double

On one of my morning walks this week, I was lucky to spot two Nuthatch. The first caught my eye as it perched on top of an old stone bridge. Then its mate appeared, just below, clinging upside-down onto the wall of the bridge. They both flew off into a nearby tree together. This was […]

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Red Deer Rut

I’m lucky to have a deer farm nearby where in late September and into October I get to experience the sights and sounds of the Red Deer Rut. The stags’ bellows echo around the village, as each male strives to become the best to gain the hinds affections. During the rut I went to photograph […]

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