Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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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 […]

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Wild Woods: An Exhibition of Woodland Wildlife Paintings by Artist Robert E Fuller at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale, North Yorkshire, June 16th – July 8th  Open weekdays 9.30am-4.30pm & weekends 10.30am-4.30pm   Cool off this summer with a visit to my wildlife art exhibition to see my latest paintings, photographs and limited edition prints of woodland creatures.  My new collection of paintings goes on show at my wildlife art gallery in Thixendale North Yorkshire from June 16th […]

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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 grand trees dominated the English landscape. But more than 60 million were killed in an epidemic of Dutch Elm Disease that all but obliterated the species. […]

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  Welcome to my brand new Winter catalogue containing all my new limited edition prints, Christmas cards, gift and home ware. You can download it by clicking on the downward facing arrow in the top right hand corner on the catalogue pictured above, or simply flick the pages on screen to see what’s available. Happy Browsing! And don’t miss my special Christmas offers! To help you fill those stockings this Christmas I have put together […]

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We have five species of owl living in mainland Britain, but at this time of year you could be forgiven for thinking there is only one. Tawny owls make more noise than the other four species put together during October and November. And all this extra shrieking, hooting and ‘kee-wick’- ing is down to one thing: territory. Young birds are reaching maturity and looking for new homes while older birds are fighting to hold on […]

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In order to photograph wildlife up close it is important to blend into the background. I have had plenty of practice and have a few tricks up my sleeve: a snow white ski suit, a balaclava made out of a pillowcase, white oven gloves and tailored white covers  to wrap around my camera and tripod. Click here to read about how I learned how to prepare for photographing wildlife in snow and see some of […]

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This painting of a fox mousing in the snow forms part of a new collection of wildlife in winter on show at my gallery until November 26th. For more information on what to expect at this event follow this link. I spotted this fox as I was driving home late one evening. Dusk was just settling over the snowy landscape when I saw something moving by a straw stack. I stopped my car just in […]

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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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I’ve been invited into the studios of BBC Springwatch for their indepth analysis programme, Unsprung. I was asked to bring in an idea for my ideal ‘fantastical animal or animal of the future’. I’m going to suggest a ‘Super Stoat’. Stoats are one of the few species that will kill rats – and rats are threatening to destroy one of my favourite species, the penguins of South Georgia. If I could breed a ‘super stoat’, […]

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