Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: red squirrels

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As an artist, I find the rich russet colouring of a red squirrel so inspiring. This collection of luxury art gifts features my paintings of these lovable animals and offers some great ideas of presents for anyone who, like me, loves Britain’s native red squirrels.  Squirrel of Formby, Limited Edition Print This limited edition print looks stunning in its rustic frame. Featuring a red squirrel is scampering across a tree branch, the pose really captures […]

Red squirrel, painted by Robert E Fuller

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In support of Red Squirrel Awareness Week, I thought I’d share my collection of paintings of red squirrels with you. Red squirrels are in serious trouble. The latest estimated population is just 140,000 , of which 75% or more are in Scotland. According to Red Squirrels Northern England populations here in the north of England are still dismally low. The main problems are disease, specifically squirrel pox, the loss and fragmentation of their woodland habitat, […]

painting for exhibition of natural treasures

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Natural Treasures: The Best of British Wildlife in Art The Robert Fuller Gallery | November 9th-Dec 1st I’m celebrating the very best of British wildlife with an exhibition of paintings, prints, photographs, and short films of wildlife from around the Uk.  Red stags spotted in Scotland, squirrels seen in Wales, and kestrels, badgers, and owls observed in my own garden in Yorkshire are among the paintings of natural treasures on show. I’ve painted all my […]

watching wildlife in the caringorms

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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 […]

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On a trip to Anglesey a few years ago I was lucky enough to see a thriving colony of red squirrels and even to meet the head of an organisation responsible for conservation across the region: Dr Craig Shuttleworth of the Red Squirrels Trust Wales. Dr Shuttleworth gave me a leaflet about red squirrels with a map of Welsh populations and their distribution that dated back to 2000. The paper showed that this endangered species […]


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