Washing the Hare

I’ve been asked many times for the inspiration behind Washing the Hare and its companion work, ‘Touchdown!’…

Well, I guarantee that if you walk the rolling fields of the Wiltshire Downs for long enough, you’ll see a Hare… Even if it’s just the sight of its backside as it sprints across the field! On this particular day, I came across this character giving himself a wash. I was struck by his ungainly, inelegant pose. Immediately, I thought of how this might work as a painting. When the time came, I painted him in a loose, casual style. After that, a finishing touch came from liberal use of an acrylic pen, to add movement.


  • Prints

    All of my OPEN or LIMITED EDITION PRINTS, are printed by my (superb) photographer onto archival paper. Depending on the suitability of the image, they come in either THREE or FOUR sizes:  Mini: An Open Edition, that’s hand-monogrammed on the Matte.  Small: Ready-mounted & signed in an edition of #195.   Medium: Ready-mounted & signed in an edition of #95.   Large: Un-Mounted & signed in an edition of #49.   Frames shown for illustrative purposes only.

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