Tag Archives: “Heading Home”

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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Wildlife Art: a Popular Genre

Artists are always keen to increase awareness of their work, so this month I was very happy to see that my painting Heading Home is featured in the Portfolio section of Artists & Illustrators magazine (October issue). This month the … Continue reading

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Popular Paintings

“Of your current five works: two should be commercial, one a showstopper, one experimental and one you really want to do.” That was amongst advice for artists that I heard recently from a gallery owner.  Do I agree? To some … Continue reading

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Photo-realism

Posted a photo of Heading Home on BirdForum last week and had some really great comments.   Unsurprisingly, there were lots of it-looks-just-like-a-photograph type comments amongst them, and one saying it was photorealistic.  But is it?  I always think of photorealism … Continue reading

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New Painting

I’ve just realised it must be more than a year since I painted a penguin.  Most of last year was centred around wildlife of ancient Egypt, so penguins tended not to feature too highly!  Anyway, I was getting withdrawl symptoms, … Continue reading

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Where is it?

Heading Home I’ve had a couple of comments since I posted this image on my blog in January.  One of them asked where the original of Heading Home is now.  No, it’s not at Nature in Art but in a private … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photography

Just added myself to Andy Rouse’s wildlife photography fan site on Facebook.   I’m fan #1120.  I’m still trying to reach twenty fans on my site.  Help me out folks!   (Type “Jackie Garner, Wildlife Art” in to the search box on Facebook and you’ll … Continue reading

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Heading Home

For those of you new to my work, this is the painting that most people associate with me. It’s painted in acrylics and was inspired by rockhoppers on Saunders Island in the Falklands. It was a fantastic end to a … Continue reading

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