Tag Archives: farm wildlife

A little Study of the Cape Hare

Cape Hare Study 4

The Cape Hare has been a regular garden visitor lately, so it was an enjoyable task studying him through these sketches.

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The Feathered Fruit-eaters in our Garden

Painting of Cape White-eyes eating Grapes

The Fruit-eating birds are delightful distraction on the bird table outside my studio window, and all around our garden.

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The First Study of our Silvermere Meerkat Family

Meercat painting

On Silvermere we have our own entertaining Meerkat Family, like my favourite Soapie, ‘Meerkat Manor’. I have secretly photographed them through a broken window in the shed, and started painting them in this first group of studies.

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‘Tails Up’ & The Silvermere Warthogs

Painting. warthogs.

This story is about living with Optimism, the optimistic demeanour of Warthogs, and my patient wait to capture them running with their tails up. I was finally rewarded when John Oliver captured the perfect photos, here on Silvermere, that inspired this set of Warthog paintings.

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