Large, grey and unmistakable

February 22, 2013

                  Thank you to Art Safari guest Linda for this wonderful painting from her Zambia sketchbook.

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Edinburgh Zoo Sketching Day – 16th August

February 13, 2013

Join Art Safari at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a day of sketching at Edinburgh Zoo on 16th August.  We find that spending time observing zoo animals can really help speed up your reactions and increase your knowledge of each animal, making you faster and more accurate when drawing animals in the wild when you […]

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Tiger Tension with John Threlfall in India

February 11, 2013

Fantastic to hear that the Art Safari group in India with artist John Threlfall have seen tiger this morning. They spent an awed 20 minutes with a huge male, it was a very overwhelming experience. Let’s hope we’ll see some wonderful sketches from them.  Earlier this week they spent time with three young orphan tigers […]

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Namibia 2012 Seals at Cape Cross

January 28, 2013

Cape Fur Seals at Cape Cross in Namibia By Art Safari guest Karen Joss from ‘Rainbows in the dunes’ Namibia 2012 tour.                         ‘What a sight that was plus the lovely noises and not so lovely aroma!’

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See us at the Adventure Travel Show in London

January 24, 2013

Show time again!  I love it!  A nice warm indoor weekend with outdoor-type people talking about travel non-stop! I’m looking forward to seeing all of our adventure travel friends from all the other stands, people like the nice people at Travel Africa, Malawi Tourism, Kingdom of Swaziland, Exodus, Travel Jordan, Busanga Safaris, Wanderlust as well […]

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Armchair Wildlife

January 9, 2013

I wonder whether BBC wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan could be persuaded back to the Arctic to try to film his bear family during the winter months using the amazing new night camera technology from the rhino shots in ‘Africa’. Imagine the colours with the Northern Lights!

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BBC Wildlife: Africa

January 4, 2013

I keep thinking of the wonderful scenes in the latest BBC masterpiece ‘Africa’, filmed in Namibia and the Kalahari.  We find ourselves with the cameramen/women and David Attenborough ‘eye to eye with the unknown – the world’s wildest continent’.  The new series makes for awesome viewing, with gentle narration byt the UK’s champion wildlife presenter,  delicate tension-filled […]

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Epsom & Ewell Art Group Talk & Demo

December 4, 2012

I’m giving a talk tomorrow at Epsom & Ewell Art Group.  I’ll be doing a demonstration on drawing and painting wildlife and showing sketch books from some of this year’s safaris.

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Madagascar

November 26, 2012

  We’re very excited about our new tour in Madagascar next year – it will be a country of many surprises.  Not only lemurs and chameleons, but a mass of birds I’ve never seen before.  My dream has always been to see Baobab Alley – and we’re going there too.  They’ll be great for drawing […]

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Society of Wildlife Artists at the Mall Galleries

November 2, 2012

Don’t forget to visit the SWLA The Natural Eye – 49th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists at The Mall Galleries, London SW1 Exhibition runs from 1st-11th November  Open Daily 10 am-5 pm  Closes 1pm on final day http://swla.co.uk/ http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/index.php?pid=118

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