Justin Prigmore

It was his love of wildlife that led Justin Prigmore to painting. Close and careful study is what allows him to capture his subjects with such precision, as he explains…

Tanja Möderscheim

Originally a botanist and scientist, choice of subject matter for Tanja Möderscheim was obvious. Now she is inspired by the Dutch Masters for her authentic paintings, in which she hopes…

Archibald Thorburn

Iconic sporting artist Archibald Thorburn neglected scientific accuracy in his paintings to breath life into his subjects. It was an unprecedented departure from the previous generation of artists. And today,…

Nick Orr

The work of Nick Orr encourages us to see familiar scenes in an entirely new way – a whole day’s shooting in a single feather for example, as Janet Menzies…

Great equestrian artists

The great equestrian artists have aimed to capture the colour, glamour and excitement of their world since the very beginning. It may be considered bottom of the hierarchy, but equestrian…

Collecting wild bird eggshells

Today, children tend to experience nature via museums and television programmes. But Tony Ladd’s childhood hobby was collecting wild bird eggshells and now his stunning replicas make extraordinary art. As…

James Wild

Having happened upon sculpture as a medium and scrap metal as a material by chance, James Wild uses both to tell the stories of animals in the world today, as…

Tod Ramos

Growing up in the racehorse training mecca of Lewes, Tod Ramos had his first commission aged 11. Having developed his sporting art alongside a career in race riding, he is…

Jonathan Pointer

Context and authenticity is vital to Jonathan Pointer. Janet Menzies discovers how he encourages viewers of his wildlife art to examine the whole scene. For more sporting artists, Debbie Harris’…

Debbie Harris

Her atmospheric oil paintings have attracted a legion of admirers, but for Debbie Harris it all began with a love for dogs and hunting, as Janet Menzies discovers. For more…