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British Wildlife Art : Squirrels



Woodland Animals:

British Wildlife paintings, drawings and illustrations of SQUIRRELS from the garden and countryside.

Red squirrels and grey squirrels sketched from observation - from sketchbook to fine art drawings and paintings.

 
Different mediums to capture the squirrel characteristics in a variety of ways : whimsical watercolours, quick sketches, detailed traditional paintings and drawings.

Notes about how to paint a squirrel are in the post British Wildlife Art squirrel painting in stages using coloured pencils.

pen and wash squirrel eating nuts squirrel nutkin
Watercolour and Ink British Wildlife Squirrel
fine art squirrel in a tree countryside british
Squirrel Painting : Fine Art Painting of a Red Squirrel


detailed study of a squirrel painting wildlife
Grey Squirrel Art Demos and Workshops
watercolour artwork countryside life squirrel and nut
British Wildlife Watercolours : Contemporary Watercolour Painting of a Red Squirrel


squirrel jumping
British Wildlife Art : Coloured Pencil Sketch of a Squirrel

squirrel jumping fine art drawing
British Wildlife Art : Detailed Drawing of a Grey Squirrel in Coloured Pencils

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