The Ring tailed Lemur is one of a number of Lemurs, all of whom are in danger of extinction. Because I use photos as a resource, it is easy to copy what you see. I am trying to add more realism as photos can often gloss over an animal and they can look too well groomed! I have added some impasto to the white fur on this painting, which also, I think gives some 3D effect.
About the Artist
John was born in Birmingham but has lived in Highworth, Wiltshire for the past 25 years. He is a member of several local art groups including: Faringdon, Fairford and Lechlade Art Societies. He has a realistic approach and works from life, sketches and photographs (preferably his own). John…View full profile