Sketch - Artist

Our Sketch for Survival campaign was based on the idea of asking artists for a simple 15 minute sketch of an endangered animal to show their support for conservation without impinging on their time or livelihood. The objective is raise as much money as possible for conservation.

Profits with split evenly between The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) and Animals saving Animals (ASA) unless otherwise marked on the individual lots. Please support them and our charities by bidding generously.
Jonathan Truss
Jonathan is one of the Worlds leading wildlife artists. He has twice been winner of the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year Frozen Planet category and was a David Shepherd Wildlife Fund wildlife artist of the year finalist 4 years in a row. He is a tireless campaigner for animal conservation.

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Simon Atack
Simon Atack is one of the world’s foremost military aviation and naval artists. His paintings & pencil drawings are collected throughout the world, by galleries, museums, armed forces and private individuals. His work has also embraced Film and TV drama, illustration for books and editorial features.

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Judith Mackay
Judith studied History of Art in Florence but it was a visit to South Africa in 2003 that confirmed her love for African wildlife, a subject matter she now loves to draw. She works mainly in pastels, pencil and graphite.

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Judith Mackay website
Paula Wiegmink
Fine artist combining the love of art, nature and life! Dedicated to conservation and awareness of endangered species. Her work has been exhibited in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year and Artists for Conservation in Vancouver, America and China.

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Paula Wiegmink website
Neal Griffin
Neal is a wildlife artist based in Southampton and has been shortlisted twice for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year award, in 2013 and again in 2015.

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Neal Griffin website
Lynne Davies
Lynne paints subjects that she is passionate about, sometimes triggered by a dream. She has always loved wildlife, her most amazing moment was stumbling across wild elephants for the first time, a moment that took her breath away.

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Lynne Davies  website
Tony Forrest
Tony has been painting wildlife for over 30 years and is a dedicated supporter of conservation. He specialises in original oil paintings of African wildlife and has extensively travelled throughout the continent collection material.

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Tony Forrest website
Stephane Alsac
Based in Bordeaux,  Stephane works in oil and watercolours with his favourite subjects being African wildlife. His approach could be defined as hyper-realist. The exact representation of wildlife anatomy and the realistic treatment of the subject’s texture captivate the viewer who can then fully appreciate the intended message and emotion communicated by the artist.

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Stephane Alsac website
Pip McGarry
Pip first came to prominence with his Meridian TV series "A brush with the Wild". He has been the official Artist in Residence at Marwell Zoological Park in Hampshire for over 18 years and his original paintings have sold for up to £80,000.

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Pip McGarry website
Kate Jenvey
Kate Jenvey SAA AFC, is an award winning artist originally from Kenya, now living and working in rural Victoria, Australia. Kate's love of nature and wildlife inspires her realistic drawings and paintings. Her passion for Africa remains strong and influences much of her work today.

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Kate Jenvey website
Judith Mackay
Judith studied History of Art in Florence but it was a visit to South Africa in 2003 that confirmed her love for African wildlife, a subject matter she now loves to draw. She works mainly in pastels, pencil and graphite.

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Judith Mackay website
Neal Griffin
Neal is a wildlife artist based in Southampton and has been shortlisted twice for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year award, in 2013 and again in 2015.

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Neal Griffin website
Jeremy Paul
Jeremy is a self-taught artist who works in acrylics and who develops a painting in many layers of paint with extensive use of under painting and glazes to alter the tone and atmosphere of the work. He was a category winner in the BBC Artist of the Year competition in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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Jeremy Paul website
Sevina Yates
Award winning Artist Sevina Yates paints fine art wildlife and landscape paintings, specialising in alpine art and endangered wildlife. She works in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolour , oil pastel, soft pastel, gouache and graphite. She chose a rhino as she admires their ruggedness and strength.

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Sevina Yates website
Kate Wyatt
Kate usually draws and paints British wildlife but after enjoying the antics of four cuckoos this spring she discovered they were on the red endangered list of African species, putting at risk their annual migration to the UK. She has therefore drawn them for the campaign to highlight their plight.

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Kate Wyatt website
Maureen Crofts
Renowned artist who loves painting and drawing wildlife, trying to portray character and feelings. Her artwork has sold worldwide as originals, prints and cards and a constant campaigner for wildlife charities.

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Maureen Crofts website
Judith Mackay
Judith studied History of Art in Florence but it was a visit to South Africa in 2003 that confirmed her love for African wildlife, a subject matter she now loves to draw. She works mainly in pastels, pencil and graphite.

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Judith Mackay website
Jenny Musker
Jenny is a Natural History illustrator and miniaturist specialising in British Wildlife. Since a trip to South Africa she has enjoyed sketching endangered animals such as the Black Rhino.

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Jenny Musker website
Neal Griffin
Neal is a wildlife artist based in Southampton and has been shortlisted twice for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year award, in 2013 and again in 2015.

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Neal Griffin website
Gareth Hook
Gareth Hook was born and bred in Zimbabwe. He studied Fine Art at Rhodes University in South Africa, where he graduated with a distinction in Studio Practice. Gareth has since exhibited successfully in the United Kingdom, Ireland and showcased work in the United States as well as holding an annual solo exhibition in Harare.

Geraldine Simmons
Experiences such as travelling the deep jungles of Borneo to witness orangutans in the wild are what inspire Geraldine to show that animals feel emotions, are a part of loving families and are sentient beings just like us. Geraldine is a signature member of the Artists for Conservation.

Anne London
Anne London has been an award-winning endangered species artist in the USA for the last 41 years. She founded a non-profit called "Arts for Animals", and operates a wildlife centre in Zimbabwe to connect creativity with conservation for children. This original charcoal piece was inspired by her concern that our planet is on its way to loosing these magnificent animals forever.

Anne London
Anne London has been an award-winning endangered species artist in the USA for the last 41 years. She founded a non-profit called "Arts for Animals", and operates a wildlife centre in Zimbabwe to connect creativity with conservation for children. This original charcoal piece was inspired by her concern that our planet is on its way to loosing these magnificent animals forever.

Arti Chauhan
Arti is a self-taught artist originally from India, now based in Hampshire. She likes to paint wildlife and portraits; focus being on the emotion and expressions. Endangered animals from Africa like elephants hold a special place in her heart.

Arti Chauhan
Arti is a self-taught artist originally from India, now based in Hampshire. She likes to paint wildlife and portraits; focus being on the emotion and expressions. Endangered animals from Africa like elephants hold a special place in her heart.

Marie Antoniou
A series of four sketches of Mountain gorillas in brown pencil . Marie has been a finalist or highly commended in the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year awards for the last five years. Her paintings are an impressionistic interpretation conveying traditional subject’s in a more contemporary style. This is explored through expressive brushstrokes and bold colour giving a slight abstract feel to the work. These are a series of working sketches.

Martin Buffery
Martin has been involved in the world of art and design since school. His love of the natural world has been life long and he feels very lucky to have been able to observe wildlife all around the world including Africa, USA and Borneo. He has a whole list of awards to his name,  most recently as Safari Artist of the Year 2016. He has won several category wins in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year awards as well as at the DSWT awards.

Jody Whittaker
Baby elephant. Pencil. Jody is a scientific illustrator, having studied Scientific and Natural Illustration at St. Martins College, London. His work has been exhibited in many national exhibitions and galleries, and is found in a number of private collections.

Sam Baguley
Set of three sketches with watercolour wash. Sam is a self-taught artist and has been painting as a hobby and eventually as a full-time occupation for the last 20 years. She paints anything that interests her, which mostly involves people and animals and loves exploring the use of colour. With her portraits and wildlife studies she tries to capture the personality as much as the physical appearance.

Sam Baguley
Set of three sketches with watercolour wash. Sam is a self-taught artist and has been painting as a hobby and eventually as a full-time occupation for the last 20 years. She paints anything that interests her, which mostly involves people and animals and loves exploring the use of colour. With her portraits and wildlife studies she tries to capture the personality as much as the physical appearance.

Owain George
Tiger whose habitat has been defaced by man. Pencil. Owain is a wildlife artist focusing on the destruction of natural habitats by man. He was shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year award in 2017.

Paul Bosman
"I see art and wildlife conservation as a symbiotic relationship. Because art keeps alive the memories of wildlife in a natural setting, it stimulates a longing in the public to know that such scenes will continue to exist in nature." The late Paul Bosman (1929 - 2011). Leading wildlife artist. Many thanks to his family for the generous donation of this original sketch from his legacy collection.

Philip Harris
Philip Harris is a freelance Illustrator living and working in Devon, UK. He became inspired by art as a child studying his grandfather's old sketchbooks around his home. During university he inherited his grandfather's vast collection of dip pens and began experimenting with dip pen and ink. Becoming fascinated by the style, he still uses the same nibs today as well as diversifying to use other mediums such as rotring pens and Photoshop to create his images.

Paula Bowles
Paula loves thinking up stories and characters, sketching, and trying out colours.  Her first author/illustrator book, Scary Mary, was published in the USA by Tiger Tales in Spring 2012, and her first picture book title with Bloomsbury Publishing, London, was published in 2014, called 'Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth'.

Hazel Adams
Hazel is an independent professional wildlife artist and illustrator who focuses on creating artworks that perfectly reflect her passion for the natural world. Finding beauty in unusual and often overlooked creatures, she aims to inspire others with her charming illustrations.

Carrie Cook
"Oh Baby!" Pencil sketch. Carrie is an award-winning artist and activist. She is a signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists and donates a portion of her proceeds to animal charities.

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Carrie Cook website
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