Judith MacKay Animal Artist https://judithmackay.com Judith MacKay's Web Studio Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:43:36 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://judithmackay.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/cropped-Flavicon-32x32.png Judith MacKay Animal Artist https://judithmackay.com 32 32 Happy Chinese New Year 2019 – The Year Of The Pig https://judithmackay.com/__trashed-2/ Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:50:36 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1752 Happy Chinese New Year 2019 and more importantly the year of the Pig.In Chinese culture there are 12 zodiac signs and unlike the western zodiac, they represent the whole year. The pig is the twelfth sign and is the symbol of good fortune and wealth. To discover if you were born under the Chinese symbol of the pig click Here https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/social_customs/zodiac/calculator.

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ABUN Project 22 Spix Macaw https://judithmackay.com/abun-project-22-spix-macaw/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:28:33 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1737 Artists and Biologists Unite for Nature (ABUN) have been approached to create artworks of the Spix Macaw to help bring public awareness of this beautiful Parrot and the hope to successfully reintroduce it into is historical habitat in the wild. Sadly the only Spix Macaw that exist are in capitivity. This is my painting of this stunningly beautiful bird. Its in pastel pencil on light grey PastelMat.

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The Painted Wolf https://judithmackay.com/the-painted-wolf/ Sun, 02 Dec 2018 21:40:03 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1730 In support of the BBC’s programme which tonight features the Painted Wolf I would like to pay my own tribute to this amazing anima, that I first saw in South Africa’s Kruger National Park n 2004. They are stunning creatures to observe and I lost my heart to them. I recently donated the 1st Limited Edition Giclee Print of 25 of my painting of The Painted Wolf to the Painted Dog...

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Onças/Jaguars/BRAZIL https://judithmackay.com/oncas-jaguars-brazil/ Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:35:24 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1721 The Projeto Onças do Iguaçu has asked for our participation in their Project and specifically for artwork that can be used in an exhibition for the new Brazilian holiday – DIA NACIONAL DAS ONÇAS, November 29.This is such a wonderful opportunity to once again exhibit my work in Brazil to celebrate the Jaguar. This is the painting I have submitted for Dia Nacional das Onças exhibition in...

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Projeto Harpia / Harpy Eagle Project – Brazil https://judithmackay.com/projeto-harpia-harpy-eagle-project-brazil/ Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:40:58 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1706 Exciting things are happening in ABUN – we ARE making a difference I have just heard from the founder of ABUN (Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature, that our Harpy Eagle artwork has been a great success for the Projeto Harpia / Harpy Eagle Project – Brazil !! The exhibition was held in Iguaçu Falls….and our upcoming Project for Jaguars of the Projeto Onças do Iguaçu...

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Sketch for Survival 2018 https://judithmackay.com/sketch-for-survival-2018/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:18:04 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1662 Sketch for Survival is part of the Explorers against Extinction conservation campaign organised by registered UK charity The Real World Conservation Trust (No 1177505). The primary aims of the campaign are to raise awareness about the threats facing the world’s most iconic species and their habitats while also raising significant funds for nominated projects pivotal in the battle to protect them.

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Tulsicon 2018 Conference 14th September, 2018 https://judithmackay.com/tulsicon-2018-conference-14th-september-2018/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:51:57 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1652 Tulsicon 2018 Conference at WWT Centre London 14th September 2018The sun shone and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Cantre in Barnes looked amazing and created just the right setting for our Conference. This international One Health conference had professionals from multiple disciplines to discuss the impact global health has on conservation. The conference allowed the participants to have their own FREE...

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Celebrating World Rhino Day https://judithmackay.com/celebrating-world-rhino-day/ Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:52:22 +0000 https://judithmackay.com/?p=1632 Celebrating World Rhino day. Not sure where to begin as my very first painting of these iconic animals was of the ones I saw at Drifters Game Lodge in Balula Nature Reserve on the edge of The Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. I have since painted these in Pastel and graphite pencil both of which have gone to new homes. The Graphite pencil White Rhino was donated to the Explorers Against...

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Punk Pride Male finds new home https://judithmackay.com/punk-pride-male-finds-new-home/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:32:55 +0000 http://judithmackay.com/?p=1600 I am delighted to announce that my painting in pen and tinted charcoal of one of South Luangwa’s Punk Pride Male Lions has arrived safely with his very proud new owner in Italy.I am very grateful to Michele for allowing me to post this lovely photograph of him with the painting. I look forward to seeing it in situ on my next visit to Italy Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter...

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Exhibition this October at Iguazu Falls of the Harpy Eagle https://judithmackay.com/harpy-eagle/ Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:24:32 +0000 http://judithmackay.com/?p=1595 I am thrilled to announce that my painting of the much endangered Harpy Eagle that I created for ABUN’s – Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature – Project Harpy Eagle has been selected by the Projeto Harpia for their upcoming exhibition in October in Iguassu Falls,I really enjoyed painting this amazing Near Threatened bird. It is the largest and most powerful raptor found in...

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