What's New

On this page I will be showing Work in Progress, my teaching and demonstrations, research trips to find wildlife reference, and any interesting new events coming up soon.

Red Squirrels in the forest

30/10/2018

Native red squirrels in Scotland ...more

British Wildlife Centre

15/10/2018

A day of watching British Wildlife ...more

Hedgehogs in the Garden

04/09/2018

Night-time visitors enjoying biscuits ...more

Shopping Centre demonstration

10/07/2018

Rugby Festival Artist at Work ...more

Kittiwakes at Cullernose

04/07/2018

Kittiwakes nesting on cliff ledges ...more

Curlew and seaweeds

12/06/2018

Coasting Curlew on the beach ...more

Coots Nest construction

30/05/2018

Twiggy confection for a nest ...more

Roe Deer & Puffins

22/05/2018

Wonderful county for wildlife ...more

Bornean Orangutan

15/04/2018

Primate in Pastels ...more

Swan in paper

12/03/2018

Planning a Paper cut ...more

Quarrelsome Fieldfares

02/03/2018

Fieldfares seeking food in the "Beast". ...more

Competition Entries

13/02/2018

Competing for Wildlife Artist of the Year ...more

Birds on Exhibition

27/12/2017

British Birds make it into Rugby Open Exhibition ...more

"Paint & Draw" sketches

21/08/2017

Sketchbook article in Art Magazine ...more

Shady Lady

08/08/2017

Patterns of shadows on garden path ...more

Open Studio work completed

26/07/2017

Time during Open Studio to paint ...more

Goosander family

31/05/2017

Nine chicks following mother ...more

Tiger amongst the grass

12/05/2017

Beautiful Sumatran Tiger ...more

Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre

17/04/2017

Hedgehog recovering well ...more

Territorial Swan

27/03/2017

Mute Swan cob making waves ...more

Tawny Owl

18/03/2017

Sleepy Owl in the trees ...more

Water Babies

11/03/2017

Mother Moorhen feeding her chicks ...more

Window Seat

04/03/2017

Through lace curtains ...more

Autumn's glorious colours

29/11/2016

Glimpsing deer through the trees ...more

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

20/09/2016

Tiger emerging from grasses ...more

Talking of Puffins

15/07/2016

WI ladies enjoyed the demonstration ...more

Doe and Fawn

23/05/2016

A tender moment observed ...more

Following behind

06/05/2016

Swan's cygnets following their mother ...more

Flamboyant Flamingoes

02/05/2016

Leggy birds with reflected ripples ...more

Friendly Robin

11/04/2016

Robin hoping to be fed ...more

Golden Goddess

02/04/2016

Egyptian look for a regal cat ...more

Ashby Art Club workshop

07/03/2016

An afternoon of Pastels ...more

Dawn's early light

11/12/2015

Fox in the snow at dawn ...more

Turnstones taking cover

16/11/2015

Birds on Chanonry Point ...more

Penguin Flight

18/09/2015

King Penguins "flying" underwater ...more

The Wild Bunch at Slimbridge

03/08/2015

Setting up an Exhibition ...more

Here comes the sun

16/06/2015

Roe deer in flowery field ...more

Rough Seas pastel demonstration

27/05/2015

Puffins and stormy waters ...more

St Cuthbert's Mill Award

24/05/2015

Award for four Papercuts ...more

Roe Doe

17/05/2015

Roe Deer from bedroom window ...more

The Chinese Jar

27/04/2015

Elegant feline pose. ...more

Jungle Cat

11/03/2015

Arboreal cat in a jungle habitat. ...more

Progress of a Papercut

10/03/2015

Showing the stages of a Papercut. ...more

Adapting Peacock Papercut

25/11/2014

A branch to balance on. ...more

Fine Feathers

13/10/2014

Peacock papercut finished at last. ...more

Under the Roots

19/09/2014

Fox going to earth ...more

Evening Shadows

04/09/2014

Golden light over the stubble field ...more

White Peacock

21/07/2014

Beautiful showy Peacock ...more

Open Studio

14/07/2014

Work in progress on the easel ...more

College Lake Orchids

23/06/2014

Colourful wild orchids ...more

Broad-Bodied Chaser

09/06/2014

Brilliantly coloured dragonfly ...more

Swans nest on an island.

08/04/2014

Pair of swans use a huge nest. ...more

Cat's favourite seat.

20/03/2014

Pastel demonstration of a cat. ...more

Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands

11/02/2014

Wild birds fly in to feed ...more

Serval in the grass

13/10/2013

Painting grass with quick strokes ...more

Peacock at Bradgate

19/09/2013

Brilliant colour contrasts ...more

Starlings on show

19/07/2013

Papercut starlings on Exhibition ...more

Trying their wings

10/06/2013

Newly hatched butterflies and damselflies. ...more

Robin's Spring Song

31/05/2013

Spring territory songster ...more

Pastels Kitten for Feline Artists Show

29/04/2013

Kitten viewing the world outside ...more

Herons at Middleton Hall

15/04/2013

Nest-reinforcing behaviour ...more

Territorial Robins at Brandon Marsh

08/04/2013

Signs of Spring at last ...more

Papercut Workshop

07/03/2013

Teaching papercut to an Art Society group ...more

Sunset swans and wetland in pastel

08/02/2013

My first demonstration this year. ...more

Swan and cygnets in pastel

17/09/2012

Mother swan and cygnets ...more

Pastels Workshop

12/08/2012

Heart of England Artists ...more

Limited palette for a Coot

17/05/2012

Cool colours and water ...more

Fallow Deer from Bradgate

17/05/2012

Autumn dawn at Bradgate Park ...more

Pastel Demonstration of swans

19/04/2012

Catherine de Barnes Art Society ...more

Swan painting for White Swan Hotel

09/03/2012

Swans and rippling water ...more