Daniel Crane

A passion for hunting infuses the work of sporting artist Daniel Crane. It is an enthusiasm so strong that Janet Menzies finds herself inspired to pull her boots on and…

Luci Maclaren

Luci Maclaren uses a unique, contemporary style to paint traditional sporting scenes. Having impressed her family and gone down a storm in the Shires, she is now the Belvoir Castle…

Charlie Langton

A fascination with horses started at a very young age for Charlie Langton. Now he captures their beauty and power in life-size sculptures, as Janet Menzies discovers. For more sporting…

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…

Female taxidermists

Talented female taxidermists are breathing new life into an art form that is far from dying out, as Ettie Neil-Gallacher discovers. For more on sporting art, Tony Ladd spent his…

Michael Parker

Michael Parker owes his artistic technique to a much more undervalued skill: laying fresh plaster. Working plein air and ending the day covered in paint, there is still much of…

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…

Tristram Lewis

Inspired by Munnings from a young age, Tristram Lewis tells Janet Menzies why he swapped his paintbrush for Plasticine to immortalise a great racehorse in bronze. For more sporting art,…