Category Archives: Wildlife Art

Four Books to Help You Draw Birds

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5 Best Seats for Plein Air Painters

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Aigas Art Challenge #9

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Aigas Art Challenge #8

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“The Wild Remedy”: a Book to Delight

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Aigas Art Challenge #7

How Do You Draw Birds When They’re Always Moving? (Part 2) How did you get on with last week’s challenge?  Whether or not you’re new to drawing a moving subject, I hope you found the tips helpful. Do keep practising. … Continue reading

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Aigas Art Challenge #6

How Do You Draw Birds When They’re Always Moving? (Part 1) One of the first questions wildlife artists are asked is how they draw a subject that is constantly moving. So this week and next we’re going to tackle how … Continue reading

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More About Shadows

Further to yesterday’s post on shading, here’s a little more information about shadows. I mentioned cast shadows, but there are other effects of light to consider too. Here’s an excerpt from my book, The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook explaining the differences. … Continue reading

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Jackie’s Aigas Art Challenge

Readers of my previous blog posts will know that each year I visit the wonderful Aigas Field Centre near Inverness, to lead their Highland Art Week. Combining iconic Scottish wildlife species (Golden Eagle, Pine Marten, Red Squirrel, Otter…) beautiful scenery … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook – Update

Lately I’ve been busy promoting The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook on various internet sites. It suddenly dawned on me that the one place I haven’t talked about it since publication… is on my own blog. *FAIL* Never mind, I can rectify … Continue reading

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