Animals

Leopards eyes/Acrylic

My name is Desiree Hart. I live in Goring, West Sussex. Like most Artists, my passion for painting and drawing started at an early age. I now know the importance of keeping our natural world safe for these beautiful creatures and I promote this through my art. I enjoy painting the wildlife native to our shores as well as from further afield. Much of my big game reference material is gathered on my travels to Botswana where I am a regular visitor. I paint in Oil-Acrylic-Pastel…

CHEEKY

I have a lifelong interest in wildlife and animal behavior and this informs most of my current work. I have travelled the world several times and never cease to be amazed by the diversity of life on our planet. I don’t want to capture a generic view of a creature, but need to delve deeper, to expose its inner personality. There should be a relationship between the creature portrayed and the human viewing it. I paint fairly intuitively in acrylic, but my work is based on close…

‘Nightwatch’ watercolour

Creating a 2D image of a 3D subject can be frustrating and torturous as often as it is satisfying and joyous, but what I love about it is that it is always totally absorbing. You will see from my work that I enjoy different subject matter as well as different mediums and styles. I find that different mediums suit different subjects, and switching between all these things keeps the work spontaneous and fresh-for me as well as, I hope, for those viewing it. I am passionate abou…