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Kichwa Tembo - The Head Elephant

Martin Aveling

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Kichwa Tembo - The Head Elephant

The hyena den was bathed in that slanting sunlight of the golden hour before nightfall, and we felt at peace with life hanging out on the plains of Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya. Our Japanese hire car would talk and sing to us at every opportunity when the keys were engaged, and none of us knew how to mute it, so I had removed them from the ignition and dropped them in my lap. I turned to smile in shared contentment at my partner, Amy in the passenger seat, and to our friend Charlotte in the back. Read on......


Explore Pastel Pencils with Martin Aveling

Martin Aveling

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Explore Pastel Pencils with Martin Aveling
Guest blog for Derwent Pencils - An introduction to pastel pencils.

Is Wildlife Art really working for wildlife?

Martin Aveling

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Is Wildlife Art really working for wildlife?

This week BBC Wildlife magazine have published an article I wrote about the responsibility of wildlife artists to address conservation matters in their work. As my regular readers will know, this is a subject that has long been close to my heart, so I was thrilled to have the chance to share my views with a wider audience. You can read the article here:  https://www.discoverwildlife.com/people/wildlife-art-working-for-wildlife/  Hope you enjoy reading, and as ever please let me know your own views on this subject! Mart