Simon Ryder

A fascination with chalk and passion for landscape inevitably turned to an interest in chalkstreams for Simon Ryder. Janet Menzies meets the Hampshire artist, who is on a year-long mission…

John Skeaping

As Janet Menzies discovers, a chance encounter at Cheltenham has seen the work of John Skeaping become accessible to a wider audience. For more sporting art, Tristram Lewis swapped paintbrush…

Collecting wild bird eggshells

Collecting wild bird eggshells has become a hobby of the past, as the majority of today’s children experience nature via their televisions or museum displays. But Tony Ladd has made…

Kate Brooks

Returning to Leicestershire for one final season before the hunting ban, Kate Brooks needed to find a way to earn. Her sporting art, full of character without being anthropomorphised, proved…