Tag: wildlife

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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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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Red Squirrel Coloured Pencil portrait

Towards the end of 2019, I was thinking about a new art challenge for myself for the New Year. Coloured pencils are something I haven’t had a proper go at.  I’ve had a tin of Derwent Drawing Pencils sat in a draw for a few years, unused. Bought on a whim of thinking I would […]

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Young Lion Painting finished

In May I blogged the work-in-progress photos of the lion painting I was working on (here), and today I have finally finished it. I’ve had to work it around the commissions, but I was determined to get it done before the end of the month. Not sure of a title yet, it’ll come to me. […]

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