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Artist Butterfly Paintings


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I have been working as a professional artist since the early 1970's, however, long before this I was interested in observing and drawing insects, flowers and nature and have been painting Butterflies for many years. I consider myself very lucky to have been able to make a living out of doing something that I really love.I do not profess to being an entemologist and the paintings you will see in this collection are done purely for my love of these beautiful insects, they are a true wonder of this world. However, I do try to be as accurate as possible usually painting my insects their correct size and with the flowers etc that I actually saw them with.
I am lucky to have spent many years living and painting in Provence where there was such an abundance of insect life I was in seventh heaven! I have dedicated a part of this site to some of the paintings I did of these. On my return to England I was saddened by the noticeable lack of butterflies which have been declining dramatically over the past few years, I intend donating a percentage of the sale of any of my butterfly paintings to Butterfly Conservation as they are doing a wonderful job in managing and improving our countryside to help these precious insects.I now live on Dartmoor in Devon where I have a studio in my new Three Hares Gallery, 20 The Square, Chagford, Devon. TQ13 8AB.  You are welcome to come and see me there and view my paintings. The gallery is open most days throughout the year (except Sundays). However to avoid disappointment please contact me first as I am not there every day and not all the paintings shown on this website are on show at one time. The phone number is 01647 433287I have [...]

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