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Robin photographed at Halsdon Nature Reserve

How to Paint a Detailed Robin

A little start to finish on how to paint a robin in detailed watercolour.  To begin with I needed a photo to work from.  This was a project from a few years back when I had time to take some of my own reference…

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Photographing pied flycatchers on Exmoor

Pied Flycatcher Painting – Part 2

So, to carry on from where we left off last week and now to how I painted a pair of Pied Flycatchers. We are at the point where I had my reference material decided upon. So I was just…

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Female Pied Flycatcher photographed on Exmoor

Pied Flycatcher Painting – Part 1

Back in 2013 we were very fortunate to be helping a licensed bird ringer monitor and maintain his bird boxes in a wood near Exmoor. He was particularly hoping to encourage Pied Flycatchers to his boxes. Aware…

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Original watercolor lynx painting, last step

A Caracal in Watercolour

Whilst preparing some Facebook posts I came across some work in progress (WIP) shots of when I was painting a big cat in watercolour. This is a Caracal kitten also known as a Desert Lynx. I actually

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Original watercolour wren painting

Work in Progress – Jenny Wren Painting

Once again we’ve started our volunteer nest recording work for the BTO. One bird we notice while we are out looking for and monitoring nests, is the wren. However, we’ve yet to find a lined nest this year so…

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