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Debra Stapley

Debra is a self-taught artist living in East Kent. She specialises in unique and hand drawn portraits in both colour pencil and pastel mediums. Debra started to draw during the pandemic creating bespoke pet portraits and wildlife art that family …

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Stefanie van den Haak

Stefanie is a Member of the Association of Animal Artists and is supported by Pentel UK. Originally from the Netherlands, Stefanie has lived in the UK for 30 years and divides her time between her Highland home and Cambridge. After …

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Laura Thompson

Laura has always loved creating, from monsters made of egg boxes as a child, to highly detailed illustrations as an adult. She is hugely inspired by concept art for films and tv as well as the natural world. Laura completed …

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Andrew Holmes

Andrew is self taught, freelance artist and specialises in graphite pencil drawing. He has always drawn from a young age, and in recent years, has seen his skills and portfolio grow substantially thanks to the popular commission service he offers. …

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Alison Barlow

Alison is a self-taught artist and has been drawing and painting for most of her life.       The winning entry ‘Isabella Womble’ was recently chosen as the cover for the book ‘1000 Dog Portraits’ which also features a …

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Steve Pratchett

Steve Pratchett was trained in Art, & Education at Trent Park College, London, specialising in perspex sculpture from 1967-1971. During his career, he taught art to Primary children and trained Primary Teachers in art & design at the University College, …

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Julie Rhodes

Julie has been drawing wildlife all her life. After studying at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, she now works as a professional wildlife and animal portrait artist from her home in Cornwall. Julie works solely in pencil, creating …

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