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badger painting of the week

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Badgers live in deep burrows, known as setts, and only come out to forage at night. Their brief daylight forays make it difficult to get a good understanding of their characters and as a wildlife artist I’ve always wanted to learn more. So I built an underground badger sett and installed cameras into chambers within it in the hope that I could film their secret underground world. When I then learned of three young cubs […]

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My job as an artist is varied and involves travelling the world to watch wildlife in its natural habitat. Every now and then I receive a commission that is different from anything I’ve ever encountered. Last year during a trip to watch whales and bears in Canada, I received an email to ask if I would consider painting oystercatchers at Craster Harbour in Northumberland. My client, the children’s author, David Brazier, was very specific about […]

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See wildlife reflected through the seasons with my latest ‘painting of the week’ blog post. I update this regularly with paintings and prints chosen to sync with the seasons. If you would like to browse all my fine art paintings and limited edition prints, click here. I paint in a detailed, precise style using both acrylic and oils to reproduce each feather or whisker. I want my paintings to be as lifelike as possible and […]

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A precious few animals in the UK wear white for winter A handful of animal species have the remarkable ability to turn white in winter in order to match the snows of the season and the transition, which in the UK applies to ptarmigan – a genus of bird related to grouse – mountain hares and stoats, is something that fascinates me. Neither mountain hares nor ptarmigan are found in Yorkshire and although I have […]

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Tawny owls have been bringing their young to feed at my garden bird table for years and I regularly pull up a chair in the evenings to enjoy the show as they all swoop down in front of my living room window. I’ve had up to 10 at once balancing on a branch outside the window and it really is a spectacular sight.   Feeding Predators and Prey My bird table is unusual in that […]

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  For US readers: In my blogs, a weasel refers to your ‘least weasel’ and stoat is your ‘short-tailed weasel’. For more on ID and definitions:  CLICK HERE This collection of 16 paintings of both species follows a five-year intensive study of these animals in my garden… Read about these studies here. Scroll down to see the paintings in the collection and read all about the wildlife sightings that gave me inspiration. 1. Standing Proud […]

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See wildlife reflected through the seasons through this collection of fine-art paintings, chosen for you each week.  I paint directly from my own photographs taken in the wild. Follow this link to see the captures that inspired each artwork.   February 24th, 2020 Badger: On Duty at Dusk Wildlife Painting of the Week A badger sett near my home on the Yorkshire Wolds has provided live models for paintings for many years. I visit the […]

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    Welcome to your preview of my latest original paintings. These go on show at my gallery in Thixendale tomorrow, until Dec 1st. This exhibition is a celebration of British wildlife and is titled ‘Natural Treasures’. Click here for details of my exhibition Original Wildlife Paintings | Britain’s Natural Treasures Title: Barn owl coming in to land Price: £3,850 Subject: Barn Owl Medium: Acrylic Size:  Image: 15.25″ x 10.25″” | Framed: 25.25″ x 21″ Inspiration: […]

artist obsessed with stoats and weasels

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  How My Art Studies Became an Obsession  Falling for the stoats & weasels in my garden For US readers: In my blogs, a weasel refers to your ‘least weasel’ and stoat is your ‘short-tailed weasel’. For more on ID and definitions:  CLICK HERE For five years, I have followed six generations of the same stoat family and a dynamic weasel dynasty. The project began as an art study to gather reference photographs and information […]

Studley Royal Stag by Robert E Fuller

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…….THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED…….       Win A Wildlife Art Print ‘Studley Royal Stag’ | Framed Limited Edition Print | Giveaway     I’m giving away this framed limited edition print featuring a red stag ankle-deep in snow to celebrate my new exhibition: Natural Treasures. Worth £150, I painted this after watching stags at Studley Royal Park in North Yorkshire.    TO ENTER THE COMPETITION TYPE YOUR EMAIL IN THE BOX BELOW * […]

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