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May 14, 2023

Are you a parent of a budding artist with a keen interest in nature?
Then, hire Aga to run an unforgettable celebration that will inspire young artists and create cherished memories – in the comfort of your own home!

At Aga's Wildlife Art Birthday Parties, children can unleash their creativity while exploring the fascinating world of animals through drawing and painting.
It's the perfect…

May 13, 2023

Bees, those tiny but mighty creatures, have long captivated the hearts of artists and nature enthusiasts.
For the past two weeks, I've been fully immersed in portraying a collection of Irish pollinators, including bees, bee flies, and one majestic moth. 

My colour pencil drawings show:

  1. Tawny Mining Bee (Andrena fulva)
  2. Early Bumblebee (Bombus pratorum)
  3. Red-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius)
  4. Common Carder…
Apr 16, 2023

 

As some of you might know, after a long and successful career in graphic design and advertising, I decided to dedicate more of my time to wildlife art and illustration.

This feels like important work in a world where wildlife and biodiversity are under such threat. For me, capturing living things as they go about their day, uninterrupted and unaware of how magical they are, feels like an opportunity to…

Mar 10, 2023

The Eurasian curlew (Numenius arquata), is a large wading bird that can be found in a wide range of habitats, from coastal areas to upland moors and even farmland. They are most commonly seen in Europe, but can also be found in parts of Asia and Africa. They are part of the family Scolopacidae, which includes sandpipers, godwits, and other wading birds.

One of the most striking things about the Eurasian curlew is their long, curved bill. This bill is used to probe…

Mar 8, 2023

 

Last year I took a break from the drawing workshops with children, as I was working on a contract and didn't have enough time for both.

But now I'm available again to take bookings. I always combine my wildlife drawing workshops with animal facts, and, if the venue allows, with scavenger hunts –…

Mar 7, 2023

Aww, could this be any cuter?
This seal dives right into your heart and steals your soul.

Seals, also known as pinnipeds, are found worldwide but prefer cold waters of the northern and southern hemispheres.


Swift and agile in water, these mammals come out on the surface to relax, mate and sometimes protect themselves from predators such as sharks.

Alas, they are hunted, put into captives and trained mercilessly to perform tricks in circuses and shows.…