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Zoe Norman

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Watercolour painting of a mother grey seal and her pup. Mother seals leave their pups for many hours while they hunt at sea. The pups stay on the beach and wait. I was very lucky to witness this magical reunion between mother and pup and decided this would be my first seal painting. I worked from sketches and photographs taken at...
Watercolour painting of a mother grey seal and her pup.
Mother seals leave their pups for many hours while they hunt at sea. The pups stay on the beach and wait.
I was very lucky to witness this magical reunion between mother and pup and decided this would be my first seal painting.
I worked from sketches and photographs taken at Cromer Beach and Horsey Beach both on the North Norfolk coast and have given the scene a pink morning glow. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
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Aquarelle d'un phoque gris mère et son chiot.
Les phoques-mères laissent leurs chiots pendant plusieurs heures pendant qu'ils chassent en mer. Les chiots restent sur la plage et attendent.

J'ai été très chanceux d'assister à cette réunion magique entre la mère et le chiot et j'ai décidé que ce serait ma première peinture au phoque.

J'ai travaillé à partir de croquis et de photographies prises à Cromer Beach et Horsey Beach à la fois sur la côte nord du Norfolk et j'ai donné à la scène une lueur rose matinale. Accompagné d'un certificat.

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Zoe Norman
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I have been painting for over twenty years and my first exhibition caught the eye of a renowned publishing house which set me off on a successful illustrating career. To date I have had more than a hundred...

I have been painting for over twenty years and my first exhibition caught the eye of a renowned publishing house which set me off on a successful illustrating career. To date I have had more than a hundred pieces of artwork published as greeting cards, calendars and stationary and have worked with many publishers including the Medici Society, Gibson Greetings and Nigel Quiney. I have had three major one woman exhibitions; Norwich Cathedral, The Gallery Wymondham and The Assembly House Norwich. I have also had work selected for The National Exhibition Wildlife Art in Liverpool, Art in Nature Museum Gloucestershire, Laing and Patching. These days, you will find me painting at the bottom of the garden in my log cabin studio in the heart of Norfolk surrounded by agriculture and huge dramatic skies. My studio is full of art books, pots, tea cups and vases, jars of dead beetles, butterflies and bees (all found already deceased) many paintings finished or half completed and lots of reference photos, sketches and inspirational quotes and prints. There is always a vase of flowers on my painting table and a mug of tea. Paint tubes (sennelier is my favourite at the moment), paper, magnifiers and my I-pad tablet are always close at hand, I can get lost in a painting for hours, completely engrossed in the excitement of creating a new painting. My botanical and wildlife watercolours are built up using layers and layers of rich colour and detail; I often leave the background white so as not to detract from the image. When using oil paints or soft pastels I work more quickly with a looser more impressionistic style. Colour is still very important and I use many layers to build up rich luminous colours. 

Recently I ave been working on European landscapes many of which are painted entirely on location or started out doors and later finished in the studio. I am fascinated by colour and light in the landscape and have a passion for painting wildlife in their native habitat.

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