Tag: wildlife

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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Tiger Artwork for WWF Global Tiger Day

I’m a member of the Society for All Artists (SAA) and recently they held a WWF Global Tiger Day challenge. The aim was to paint tigers to highlight their plight. I had an idea in my head, a cub with it’s mother, the cub being the future of tigers. Thankfully, I found a great reference […]

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Red Squirrel Capers Continue

In my previous blog here I posted a few photos of my new Red Squirrel garden visitors. Since then, another new male has also been turning up, and a female has visited again. I’m not sure if it is the same female as before, her ear tufts are smaller and there is no obvious scar […]

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