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Paul Hopkinson taking bird photos at Slimbridge wetlands

How to Photograph Wildlife Close Up

I’ve always really wanted to take my own photographs of wildlife to use for reference photos for my paintings. But how to photograph wildlife close up on a budget, that was the question? Unfortunately…

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Snow in North Devon, February 2019

All About Snow and Kingfishers

We’ve had a week focused on the weather. Unfortunately North Devon is not really set up for dealing with snow. Consequently things do tend to grind to a halt! My work fortunately enables me to stay at…

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Customer review of a kingfisher painted in watercolour by Paul Hopkinson

Watercolour Painting Going Live!

For so long I have wanted to demonstrate my watercolour painting live online. Unfortunately I live in rural North Devon and we have struggled for many years with a very slow broadband speed. We…

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Nest recorders clearing bird boxes at the end of the season

A very busy Week for a Wildlife Artist!

Having never written a blog before, I am still finding my feet with the sorts of things to write about on here 😉 Do let me know if there is anything you would like me to chat about – I’m happy to learn! In the…

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Watercolour wildlife blog by Paul Hopkinson, The Devon Artist

Watercolour Wildlife Blog

A very warm welcome to my watercolour wildlife blog. I hope to post here about all things watercolour and wildlife related. Do let me know if there is anything you would particularly like me to cover here…

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