Category Archives: Farm life

Animals on block print – Giraffe

I’ve been enjoying a break from Botanical Art and instead painting animals in acrylic on paper that I have block printed  or printed with linocuts.  Here is a giraffe – this painting is currently at the lovely Wey Gallery in … Continue reading

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Latest linocut – A Cacophany of Cockerels

Its so exciting, when you’ve spent days and hours cutting out a linocut, taking the very first print and finding out if it works or not.  I had planned for this one, which is on two pieces of lino, to … Continue reading

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Chickens, Turkeys & Eggs

I have rather a lot of hens – all in the interest of research you understand!  For my book The Illustrated Guide to Chickens I hatched, either with an incubator or a broody hen, just as many different breeds as I could … Continue reading

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Have you heard a Chiffchaff?

Have you heard a Chiffchaff yet with its distinctive song?  This amazing little bird weighing no more than 9 grams will have flown all the way from West Africa.  As yet no one knows how long they take or what … Continue reading

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Is it a fish or a pig?

The latest advance in farming science – an underwater living pig. ps: dont forget the date!

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How cows keep warm

 Have a bonfire of course!

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A frosty morning

A frosty morning for our Belted Galloways.  These delightful cattle will feature in my forthcoming book The Illustrated Guide to Cattle to be published in March 2014.

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