Tag: wildlife art

Companions by Carl Brenders

Companions – Artist Statement: “A painter is a privileged being, because in his imagination he can come very close to the animals he paints. For the few weeks that I worked on this painting, I felt very close to these…

Lounging in the Lupines by Judy Larson

A healthy foal will grow rapidly, gaining in height, weight and strength almost before your very eyes. From birth to the age of two, a young horse can achieve ninety percent or more of its full adult size, sometimes putting…

The Voyagers by Artist Robert Bissell

The Voyagers This painting features an elephant family, with the adult elephant walking side by side and the baby elephant happily trailing slightly behind in their footsteps. Purple butterflies grace the family’s walk along a calm ocean, with the ocean’s…

Minerva – Wildlife Art by Andrew Denman

Traditionally a symbol of wisdom, enlightenment, death and transition, the owl was also a favourite form of the Roman Goddess Minerva. Although fierce in battle, Minerva was also known for her wisdom and restraint. She played an important role in…

The Bamboo Forest by Artist Robert Bissell

Statement from Robert Bissell: “I have wanted to do a painting of a panda bear for many years but found it difficult to depict something that is such a universal image for many people. Panda bears seem to be part…

Artist Robert Bissell – Highlanders

Highlanders, In the Words of Robert Bissell: “What could be more uplifting than to get a bunch of creatures together on a grassy mountain-top in the middle of summer just to chat and roll around with in fun and companionship?…

First Impressions by Artist Bonnie Marris

“To get into a natural environment and see the animals on their own terms is as important as knowing the animals themselves.”  – Bonnie Marris The warmth and purity of the mother-child bond is perhaps the most perfect in nature.…

Masterpieces in Miniature Artist Andrew Denman

Statement by Artist Andrew Denman: “This piece was an attempt to portray a favorite subject in a simple and unassuming manner.  Of course, there is nothing simple about capturing a feather pattern as complex and subtle as that of the…

The Play Wolf by Artist Judy Larson

The Play Wolf Story There is a wolf in each pack that initiates play among the other members of the pack.  By doing so, stress among the various members of the pack is greatly reduced and it’s “the play wolf”…

Sweet Tooth – Bonnie Marris

As saying goes, “When you go in search of honey, be prepared to get stung by bees.” Bears endure stings to get not only the honey, but the prized and protein-rich pupae, larvae and eggs stored in the hive’s brood…