What will it take to save a Bluebell?

 I am painting Bluebell – she is a semi-blind Moon Bear rescued from a life of unmentionable cruelty on a Bear Bile Farm She is now living the deserved life of Riley in a rescue created and funded by the stars at Animals Asia – Moon Bear Rescue Project in Chengdu, China. Selling prints of this beautiful lady is my way of raising POTS OF … Continue reading What will it take to save a Bluebell?

The perfect ending

What a fab week of art it has been. I have painted several pieces for collectors and have today finished a stunning German Shepherd called Gunner. His parents live in the USA – in Virginia and Roya (his Mum) asked me to paint him. He was a dream to paint because of his rich and varied colouring and markings. Beautiful and strong. Thanks Roya for … Continue reading The perfect ending

Animal Poem Illustrated with the Young in Mind

For all who love the natural world I am very excited to tell you about a lovely art/poetry collaboration. Marnie Jones – an American poet and author – has asked me to paint for her a series of artful animals that would illustrate her magical poem “In the Morning”. The poem depicts the natural stirrings of several animals as they awaken to their world. It … Continue reading Animal Poem Illustrated with the Young in Mind


Hello animal lovers! Art is now affordable as well as archival at my eastwitching animal painting gallery on Etsy. I have invested in aprofessional Epson printer and am now able to offer you all my works as prints at just $13. If you’d like to take a trip to see what I have available for your own personal collection that may well outlast you and … Continue reading DREAM PRINTS

Summer Fruits

I couldn’t resist the idea of painting fruits all over bunnies – this notion came into my head about a month ago when I was house-sitting for a friends and her lovely dogs in a house on a hill in the Welsh countryside. The idea hatched and I painted Blackberry Bramble first – I loved the look and enjoyed the process so here are some … Continue reading Summer Fruits

…Some Flowers in Her Hair…

Just took the dog for a walk and as I was musing about what I would paint when I got back in the house we passed some brambles out of which some pretty papery rose petals were peeping from a bud or two. They reminded me of dog roses and then I just had a vision of a bunny I had painted the other day … Continue reading …Some Flowers in Her Hair…

One can never have too many brushes!

These have been acquired by me since I stared painting about 17 years ago – some are beginning to lose varnish as they have been in the water so much ! Still they are OK to use and I always buy artists quality paint and paper and equipment. If you buy cheap you get cheap and then you have to battle with your tools. My … Continue reading One can never have too many brushes!