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Jackson’s Winner Nov 16

Hee Haw

Really excited to announce that Hee Haw was awarded 1st place in the People’s Choice out of the 28 finalists from over 300 entries in the Jackson’s Art ‘Drawn In’ competition. There were some amazing pieces in the final & I am very honoured if you did vote for my donkeys.

Thank you!

For more news & the current prize giveaway head over to my What’s on the Easel page


Graduating in design back in the early nineties I now combine my passion for creating art with my love for animals. I use my art to raise awareness & funds for animal conservation groups & charities across the globe. I am an invited Artist Partner to the Snow Leopard Trust & have worked  with Animals Asia, Wildlife SOS & Free The Bears to name just a few. 

My specialist area is pet portraiture & wildlife artwork but what sets me apart from many other animal artists is my desire to capture the character & not just the likeness. I work very closely with my clients so that I can make as close a connection as possible to my subject.

As you look through the sample images on my site you will also see that I put a lot of focus on the eyes…the windows to the soul.

I am currently a member of

  • TWASI (The Wildlife Art Society International) – 3rd in the People’s Choice 2016
  • UKCPS (UK Coloured Pencil Society) – Awarded Reserve Best in Show 2016 Exhibition
  • AUSCPA (Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists) – Awarded the Woodland Award June 2016
  • WGAS (West Gloucestershire Art Society) – 2nd in the People’s Choice Aug 2016
  • SAA (Society for All Artists) – Awarded Best in category domestic Animal or Bird 2016 UKCPS Exhibition

I hope that you enjoy your visit to my site where you will see just a snapshot of some of my work to date. If you ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me direct.

Thank you…

Lisa Ann Watkins