Category Archives: Wildlife Art

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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Society of Wildlife Artists 50th Anniversary Exhibition

This week is Private View week. You know how it is, none for ages and then two come along together. Today it’s the Lloyd’s Art Group exhibition, where I’m exhibiting seven works. This is my first year with the group, … Continue reading

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The Birds of Gloucestershire

Those of you who came to Bird Fair will have seen that I had a display on my stand about the forthcoming book The Birds of Gloucestershire. Earlier this year I was approached to produce some of the illustrations for … Continue reading

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The Birdwatcher’s Yearbook 2014

I’ve been a great fan of The Birdwatcher’s Yearbook for over twenty-five years, so I’m thrilled to have been chosen to paint the cover image for the 2014 issue. Past artists include Chris Rose, Peter Partington and John Threlfall. The … Continue reading

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Bird Fair 2013

It’s nearly time for the British Birdwatching Fair (aka Bird Fair)…. for the twenty fifth time. Can it really be the 25th anniversary? A lot of water under the bridge, and a lot of money raised for conservation – over … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook

I know I’ve been away for a while, but now… I’m back! The reason, as you’ve probably guessed, is that I’ve been super-busy writing and illustrating the Wildlife Artist’s Handbook, while keeping up with all my other projects. It’s finally … Continue reading

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How to Build an Art Collection on a Budget

Yesterday I tweeted excitedly about my preparations for BirdFair (I’m exhibiting along with many other wildlife artists in the wonderful Art Marquee). Someone responded that visiting the art marquee could be very expensive. Now, it’s not clear whether they meant … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful, Part 1

The flag’s been handed over, the torch extinguished, and a palpable air of loss hangs over the country. But all is not lost – there are plenty of reasons to be cheerful in the wildlife art world: It’s less than … Continue reading

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Nature and Art at Stroud Festival of Nature

I’m just in the process of signing up to take part in the fifth Stroud Festival of Nature (8 September 2012, 11am-6pm). The Festival is a great opportunity to encourage people to connect with Gloucestershire’s natural world. I’ll be displaying … Continue reading

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National Exhibition Wildlife Art (NEWA) – Call For Entries

A quick reminder that the closing date for entries to the National Exhibition Wildlife Art (NEWA) is approaching rapidly. Application forms must be received before Wednesday 6 June 2012, with handing in of actual artwork in July. You can submit your application … Continue reading

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