Hares...

When it comes to studying Hares, I don’t have to go too far in search of inspiration, as my Studio nudges the North Wessex Downs, here in North Wiltshire. On occasion, I’ve been VERY lucky in some of my close-encounters with these beautiful animals: from discovering some baby Leverets in my flower-bed, to seeing a grizzled old Jack dozing on the lawn! The resilience of the Hares against the weather, predators and, well, us, remains inspirational and more than a little humbling. It’s little wonder, that I’ve painted more of these enigmatic creatures than any other…

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