Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: animals

connecting to nature: sharing with wildlife

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A New Climbing Frame Also Becomes a Playground for Wildlife Well before lockdown, when such things were possible, my wife Vick announced that she had found a bargain second-hand climbing framing for our daughters on Facebook. It was priced at £200 for a towered wooden structure with connecting walkways, swings, slides and a climbing wall. The wood alone would have cost more than that! And so, after a bit of arm twisting, we made several […]

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Welcome to ‘Wildlife Photo of the Week’ where I share the best of the photographic studies that inspire my paintings. Each week I select one & relate the story behind the picture. If you feel inspired by a subject feel free to get in touch – I paint private commissions and am happy to discuss possible compositions. My number is 01759 368355 or email me on mail@robertefuller.com. To look back at my spring, summer and winter selections follow these […]

otter mother and cub

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In search of otters along Scotland’s rugged Ardnamuchan coastline, I get a rare glimpse of an otter mother and her cub.  I spend two weeks this summer watching and photographing a family of otters, including an otter mother and her cub, on the Ardnamurchen peninsula in Scotland. I had spent a full day following a dog otter along the rugged coastline of Loch Sunart ( Click here to read the story of how I watched […]

Fidget my pet weasel

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I’ve been watching a family of wild weasels in my garden for two years, monitoring their lives closely via surveillance cameras hidden in the shrubbery. It’s been fascinating following their story through the seasons, from the moment the adult pair mated, to the birth of the kits and on to watching the young on their first hunting lesson. I’ve learned some interesting things about these tiny mammals along the way. For instance how early the […]

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My Christmas art exhibition runs from November 12th – December 4th at my gallery in Thixendale. Join me for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie whilst you browse my latest art work at this seasonal show. Don’t miss a special exhibit of my photographs and video clips of some of my funniest animal observations. I spend most of my working life watching wild creatures in their natural habitat before picking up a […]

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The painting above was inspired by three fox cubs that had occupied an unused part of a badger sett. I first noticed the presence of foxes at the badger sett after spotting a half-gnawed pheasant leg poking out of one of the holes and realised a fox must be using part of the sett for a den.  My suspicions were confirmed when I then saw the remains of rabbits and the wing of a young […]

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Me at a brand new set of paintings which I’m starting to work on My next exhibition is in June. It always takes longer than you think to get ready for a big event like this so I began in earnest this week.I started by painting the base coats on nine new boards for pictures that I have already begun compositions for. They will be of, among others, a fox, a pheasant, an otter, hares […]


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