Tag Archives: Jackie Garner

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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Stroud Open Studios Preparation

My first attempt at video… with editing help from Techie Sis. Usually my studio is purely painting space. I’m really lucky that it’s large enough to use as exhibition space, but that requires a little reorganizing, as the video shows. This year … Continue reading

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10 Tasks Before Open Studios

For many artists and arts organisations, summer is Open Studio season. Opening your studio is a fantastic experience that enables you to make new contacts, reacquaint yourself with existing customers and see first hand how viewers interact with your work. … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Gloucestershire: Morning Thoughts

Gloucestershire residents: do you listen to BBC Radio Gloucestershire? If not, why not… it’s great. I love the blend of local news and views, competitions, humour and a wide variety of music. This week I’ll be taking part in a show too. … Continue reading

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Homage to my Art Studio

Sometimes a single thought can change your whole day. I was feeling OK about today. Middling. Neither particularly good nor bad. Then, around midday, I suddenly realised that  this was quite an auspicious day. The day that said I’ve been … Continue reading

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Jackie Garner – Artist in Residence at Nature in Art

This week I am taking part in Nature in Art’s Artist in Residence programme. Nature in Art is a museum of art inspired by the natural world. It’s based at Twigworth, just two miles north of Gloucester, (UK) and has … Continue reading

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Stroud Open Studios

It’s that time of year again – Open Studios is upon me. I love Open Studios. Firstly (but in no particular order), I can show off my fabulous studio. For many years I worked out of my spare room, dreaming … Continue reading

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