ANIMALS AND BIRDS
On my 'About' page, you will read the story of my involvement with a tiny, orphan elephant in Sri Lanka who I found in 2003 and had to adopt. The elephant paintings here depict life in the Elephant Transit Home, where the babies are cared for by a supremely dedicated staff.
THE HOME RUN
These are the orphaned elephants at The Elephant Transit Home in Uda Walawe, Sri Lanka running home for milk!
Acrylic on linen. 31"x59"/80x150cms. £2,500
THE NEW ARRIVAL
When a new orphaned baby elephant arrives at The Transit Home, all the other elephants are very curious and one or two will stay close and soothe it by stroking with their trunks. Eventually when it is strong enough to join the rest of the orphans out by the lake, it will be 'adopted' by another older elephant and nurtured and protected by her (it is usually a her)! This is a composite by the artist (artistic licence allowed here)! The tiny elephant at the front is Flo when I first found her, the two either side are her at one year old and the larger ones are pre-release elephants before they go back to the wild at about 4 years old and fully weaned.
Acrylic on Linen. 24"x36"/61x91cms. £1450
ORANG UTAN MALE - THE RED BUDDHA
Mixed media on Hessian. 26"x36"/90x90cms £895
Oil on Canvas.
ORANG UTAN - CLOSE TO MOTHER
Mixed media on Hessian
These beautiful birds and graceful birds are seen on the marshes in North Norfolk near my home and are a delight.
Oil on canvas. 12"x43"/28x110cms. £750
MARCH OF THE KINGS!
Saw many of these splendid little penguins on my amazing trip to Antarctica. They are both curious and comical!
Oil on Linen 30"x40"/76x100cms. £1850
These beautiful birds come back to us from Africa most years and make our barn their home. No sat-nav needed!
Acrylic on Silk. 18"x20"/46/50cms. £1450