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Birds, Reptiles and Bugs Artist Research


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Birds, Reptiles and Bugs Artist Research

  1. 1. Stanley BirdStanley Bird is a Scottish artist based in Glasgow. After trying to get a successful career inthe law, Stanley returned to painting and now taking himself into a new artistic direction.He works with a bold palette to create exciting images of the natural world - mainly animals,birds and trees - images that seize the imagination and that people can relate to.Stanley also works in acrylics and mixed media on board and on canvas - but is willing touse whatever he needs to make sure he captures that elusive image he is making.
  2. 2. Deborah Hutchins BoyetArtist Deborah Boyet is a long time resident of South Carolina. She attended Rocky MountainCollege of Art and Design, majoring in Fin Art and then returned to SC to study under TomMoore, a well-known Southeastern portrait artist. She continues to expand her body ofknowledge and challenge her skills with workshops and daily painting. She has studied withinternationally acclaimed still life and portrait artist DAVID LEFFEL and the widely recognizedwildlife artist JOHN SEERY LESTER. She has also studied under other international instructorsincluding Sterling Edwards, Dominic Vignola, Lynda English and worked closely withInternational award winner Jackie Wukela.
  3. 3. Colin BurnsBorn 1944Colin Burns is a renowned painter of landscape, sporting art and natural historysubjects. Born in Norfolk, many of Colin’s paintings depict views of East Anglia, thebeauty of which has inspired so many fine artists from the 18th century to thepresent day. However, he is equally adept at capturing the highlands of Scotland andmany other beautiful unspoilt areas of England.He has held seven one-man exhibitions in London and his work is represented inmany important private collections, both in Europe and America.
  4. 4. William Cruikshank (1828 – 1886)A very fine Scottish painter of still life, game and birds, an imitator of W HHunt in the number of bird nests that he painted, but he included morebirds in his watercolours and oils. His work is exhibited in the Royal AlbertMemorial Museum and the Fine Arts Society, London.
  5. 5. Ian GriffithsBorn in Yorkshire in 1956, he first exhibited at the age of 15 years but even afterencouragement from Sir Peter Scott it would not be until the end of 2006 that Griff tookup painting professionally. He now resides on the Lizard peninsular in Cornwall with hisfamily having lived around the UK from Sutherland to the Isle of Wight, Yorkshire toDevon and travelled extensively overseas.His work has been featured in many galleries and widlife exhibitions in the UK as well asUSA and the continent.Self-taught he believes in experimenting and using the best medium for the individualpainting and subject which, in the majoirty of cases, are birds. From watercoloursketches to large oil paintings Griff takes advantage of the mediums properties. Callingon the lifetimes experience of field experience and observations, Griff wants to developthe relationship between the subject and viewer and evoke a feeling of being part of itsworld.
  6. 6. Henrick GronvoldDanish naturalist and artist born Praesto 1858. Arrived in England in 1892. Hedeveloped into a skilled artist and illustrated a large number of importantornithological books between 1895 and 1930, providing the drawings inwatercolours. Book Illustrations : C W Beebe A Monograph of the Pheasants1918-22; HE Howards monograph of the British warblers published in 1907-14;G M Matthews the Birds of Norfolk and Lord Howe Island London 1928 a bookfrom which several plates were copied on postage stamps issued by NorfolkIsland in 1970.