Art Demo – Painting a Young Stag in Watercolour Part 2 & Final

Now I have established a basic foundation of raw sienna and burnt sienna washes with some cool greys, blues and greens for contrast I am going to focus on getting those eyes. Click on the image to bring it up nice and big and you can see the stages it took to complete the eye. To complete the face I continued with darkening colours and … Continue reading Art Demo – Painting a Young Stag in Watercolour Part 2 & Final

Art feature on Schulnam Art Blog

How lucky am I to have Miriam of Schulman Art blog feature me today! Thank you for this fun interview which made me think more about why and how I paint. Seeing my paintings on your site is very encouraging and I hope your readers enjoy looking around my “studio” and my artwork. Alison Continue reading Art feature on Schulnam Art Blog

The First Signs of Autumn

Sweet Slumber by Alison Fennell 2011 When that cooler crisp chill is suddenly felt it whisks me back to school days and going off with my brand new satchel and uniform. Noticing the ferns smelling more acrid after a long summer of green now turning rusty and the joy of arriving home at the end of the day to a nice warm kitchen and Mum … Continue reading The First Signs of Autumn

Top 3 signs that your animal totem is ready!

How do you view the animals that you encounter ?  What feelings do they stir in you ? What do you think seeing the same animal over an over could signify in your life? – is it merely a co-incidence or does it have a deeper, spiritual message for you if only you looked further into it? Fox – clear conscience For the Top 3 … Continue reading Top 3 signs that your animal totem is ready!

Win a Welsh Wolf this Weekend!

Win Me this Sunday at the Dogs Trust Fayre , Margham Park, Port Talbot!   Come to the Dogs Trust annual summer Fayre at Margham Park, Port Talbot in South Wales and win this Welsh Wolf  fine art print! Raffle tickets will be available from my animal art stall Number 13 –  Tickets are only £1 and the winner will be announced on the day! … Continue reading Win a Welsh Wolf this Weekend!

Artist interview on Mind Body Spirit Blog

Today I have the luck to be featured as an artist on Mind Body Spirit blog. The author Diane Fergurson (also an artist – creating transformational and ethereal art) interviewed me by emails over a week or so and the result is something that I am so excited about. Diane Ferguson’s transformational art Alison Fennell – the artist:)!  To see the post please click here … Continue reading Artist interview on Mind Body Spirit Blog

What Animal Are You?

What animal would you be? At certain times in your life have you ever found yourself fixating on a particular animal? You spotted an animal – say a fox, raven or dragonfly and felt a very strong connection or resonance with it? My love of animals in general is what motivates me in painting individual portraits of them for a living. Sometimes I paint an … Continue reading What Animal Are You?