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Baby Panda Collage has just been juried in to the prestigious 25th Wildlife in Art Show… Continue reading… 0 comments

Crossing the Mara

by Foothills , October 9, 2013—12:00 AM

Topics: Wildlife, show

Wildlife isn't always pretty! Sometimes it is a question of "the tooth and claw" of nature. I have watched the drama on the Mara River as the wildebeest are forced by instinct to cross the Mara where the grass is literally greener at the other side..… Continue reading… 0 comments


by Foothills , October 4, 2011—12:00 AM

Topics: Wildlife, Wildlife collage recycle, endangered species, show

This is a collage created almost entirely from recycled magazines. (The sun is gold leaf) I worked on this by grading the magazine photos by value and then treating the value sketch (gridded up onto 24_36 piece of black matboard from an 8,5_11 b/w photograph) like the base for a big big jigsaw… Continue reading… 5 comments

Scottish Wildcats in Danger

by Foothills , December 2, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: Wildlife, endangered species, pastel, show

This painting won the Mayor's Choice Award in the recent "Masters of Moment " show in El Cajon California. There are only about 400 of the pure bred wildcats left and they have been declared an endangered species. They have been hunted to near extinction as their territories have shrunk. In addition interbreeding with feral cats has reduced the strain… Continue reading… 3 comments