A little Study of the Cape Hare
The Cape Hare has been a regular garden visitor lately, so it was an enjoyable task studying him through these sketches.
The Feathered Fruit-eaters in our Garden
The Fruit-eating birds are delightful distraction on the bird table outside my studio window, and all around our garden.
The First Study of our Silvermere Meerkat Family
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.
‘Tails Up’ & The Silvermere 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.