Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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So far 2020 has been an extraordinary year of ups and downs, but throughout all the uncertainty the wildlife here at Fotherdale Farm has remained a constant source of cheer. I’ve discovered that am not the only one that has enjoyed watching owls, kestrels, stoats and weasels as they go about their daily lives in my garden in Thixendale. It turns out that millions of other people have also found solace in the nature here […]

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Welcome!   Welcome to my Christmas Art Exhibition which you can access either here online, or in person by booking an appointment HERE If you are staying here online, I’d like to invite you to take a tour of my gallery where you can enjoy all my latest original paintings, wildlife art prints, and gifts online as well as find out all about the secret lives of the wild creatures that inspire me.  In a normal […]

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As a wildlife artist, I spend my time watching and photographing animals in their natural habitat to gain a thorough understanding of their individual characters. Each new composition begins outdoors as I follow an animal in the wild to learn its unique story and ends in my studio where I apply a detailed, precise painting style to create my life-like portraits. In this blog post, I hope to share my painting process for different artworks […]

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The moment a hare visits its young is one of nature’s most intimate secrets. This is the story of the time I was lucky enough to capture it on camera in my garden. Uncovering a secret  As I crossed the woodland behind my art gallery I heard something moving in a small clump of hazels. I looked up just in time to see a hare lollop away. I peered into the spot it had just […]

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<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Send your love and support this Christmas with something from my brand new winter art gift catalogue.  With new fine art prints, luxury gifts for the home, cushions, candles and more, there’s plenty to pamper your loved ones with this year. And, to make things a little easier for you in these uncertain times, […]

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Scroll down to see my collection of badger paintings. Many of the animals featured are actually portraits of individual badgers I watch at a wild badger sett near my home and art gallery in North Yorkshire. I visit this sett every evening and have got to know these individuals well, some of them  even have names. Click here to read about these badgers Badger on Lookout This badger painting is one of my most popular […]

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Welcome to your weekly update of all my latest wildlife paintings. I spend many hours watching wildlife in its natural habitat in order to capture the individual character of each of my animal subjects. Enjoy! Click here to meet the wildlife models that inspire these paintings November 21st, 2020 Puffins Painting of the Week This week’s painting is a throwback to the summer before lockdown when I spent a happy day at Bempton Cliffs watching […]

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Welcome to your weekly update of all my latest wildlife paintings. I paint in a realistic style and spend many hours watching a bird or animal in its natural habitat in order to make each composition as lifelike as possible.   Click here to meet the wildlife models that inspire the paintings August 2020 European Bear Wildlife Painting of the Week Bears only emerge from thick forests at night, when they venture into clearings to forage […]

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From deer emerging from woodland to owls flitting over evening skies, meet the wildlife art models that inspired my paintings this season. Click here to see paintings these photos have inspired. August 28th, 2020 Otter (Lutrinae) Meet the Model Otters have two layers of fur to keep them warm in northern seas. This extra lining also traps air close to their skin making them buoyant and it’s not uncommon to see otters floating on their […]

Otter painting by Robert E Fuller

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Paintings Inspired by Otters Otters are so secretive, watching them for my paintings can often be tricky. Over the years I’ve learned how to track them in the wild in order to study them up close. The following paintings were inspired by these encounters. For the painting above I used acrylics paints, applying my brushstrokes in layers in order to get across the thick, damp fur of this otter. I was pleased with the composition. […]

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