Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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A Rare, Living Elm On the wooded slope of a valley that sweeps away from my home and gallery in Thixendale, grows one of England’s rarest species: a magnificent old elm tree. This big, beautiful, tree is one of just a handful of living elms left in the country. At one time these elms dominated the English landscape. But more than 60 million were killed in an epidemic of Dutch Elm Disease that all but […]

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Wildlife Photo of the Week | Spring Art Studies I paint directly from my own wildlife photographs and so much of my time is spent out in the field watching animals. In this blog, I’ve selected the best images of the season to share with you each week. From badgers emerging from underground to the first swallows of summer, these are the art studies that inspire my artwork. Click here to see these photographs translates […]

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Wildlife Photo of the Week | Autumn Art Studies My photographs are studies for my paintings. I’ve selected the best images of the season for you each week. From swallows photographed shortly before they migrate for the summer to badgers spotted in my garden – this is the very best of British wildlife. Click here to see these photographs translates into paintings on my Wildlife Painting of the Week’ blog.   November 30, 2019 Stoat […]

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Welcome to ‘Photo of the Week’ where I share the best of the 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. To look back at my spring and winter selections follow these links: Winter 2018 | Spring […]

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Woodpeckers usually nest either in dark woodland or high up in the trees where they are difficult to photograph. But a few years ago a friend called me to tell me about a woodpecker nest that was only 15ft up a  in an isolated tree where I could easily photograph it. All I needed was a hide up to be able to watch the nest without disturbing the woodpeckers. My friend helped me make a tower […]

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I am currently exhibiting a new collection of paintings of wildlife in winter and I thought I would share with you the photographic and video research that went into this new series. I am particularly interested in how animals behave when the temperatures drop and so whenever it snows I like to get out with my camera to see what I can find. This is a really magical time. Not only does the world turn […]


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