Heather Irvine's Profile
I am a professional wildlife, equestrian and canine artist working from my base in the south west, UK. My love of art started after first picking up a pencil and attempting to draw horses (the first few being somewhat dubious in quality!) but took on more of a permanent role through my schoolyears, A Level and Fine Art degree, until turning professional in the late 90's. This was on a commission portrait basis initially, showing at Badminton, Burghley and Blenheim Horse Trials, but gradually my own work also started to sell and now hangs across the world.
Trips to Africa in '97 and back again in 2001, resulted in a longterm connection with the glorious light, colour and many difffering beasts the continent has to offer and it was there that my respect of a bright and illuminous pallette began to show in my work. Bold strokes, heat and inensity are how I would best describe what drives my…
- Joined August 6, 2011