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

DREAM PRINTS

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!