The Belted Galloway cows are back grazing on Ockham Common in Surrey. Their distinctive “panda” markings make a striking contrast against the beautiful oranges and yellows of the winter foliage and bleached grasses.
Some acrylic studies of the magical Altai Mountains in Western Mongolia.
We spent two weeks riding in the Altai mountains in Western Mongolia where we saw thousands of beautiful cashmere goats in numerous colours and all sizes.
These paintings are in the Russell Gallery Christmas show from now until the end of January 2018. Russell Gallery, 12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney SW15 1JP.
Crossing the Mara river is a perilous activity so is no surprise that the wildebeest migration is known as one of the seven new wonders of the world. You can wait for days as these brave critters pluck up the courage to make the crossing, taking their chances with the enormous Nile crocodiles!
I spent three weeks in Kenya in August and did lots of drawing. On my return I have been painting wildebeest, one of my favourite subjects.