Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: red deer


Red stags are truly fabulous beasts. But to get up close to them in the wild you need to be prepared to really get down on your hands and knees! For the photographic studies I need to paint the portrait of a particularly magnificent red stag, I dropped to my knees and walked alongside the stag, as if I were a member of his herd!   Scotland’s Red Stag Rut I’ve always wanted to experience […]

watching wildlife in the caringorms


The wildlife of the Cairngorms is so inspiring. I went in search of wildcats and came back having seen snow hares, red deer and a golden eagle. It was such a magical experience I couldn’t wait to get back to my easel and paint the beautiful creatures I had seen! I’ve just finished the red stag sketch below. Scroll down to see what else I have painted since I returned. Scroll down to watch a […]


I couldn’t resist taking the family to see the red deer at the National Trust’s Lyme Park during a visit to see some friends in Cheshire this weekend. This is definitely a spot to revisit during the rut later this year. The moorland backdrop is spectacular and will look stunning in a composition. I painted the stag above in the Highlands.

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