Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print


Michelle Wrighton, Perth
Member Since August 2007
Artist Statement The pet animal and wildlife artwork that I create is very realistic while retaining a definite hand drawn/painted appearance. I do not aim for strict photo-realism in my work, but what I personally refer to as 'artistic realism' - the artwork that I create is my artistic interpretation of the subject rather than just a copy of a photograph!



My graphite and colour work are slightly different, as I use different techniques for the different mediums. Graphite is such a beautiful medium to work with as it allows so much detail and tremendous depth and emotion to be expressed simply through the subtle variations of tone. I love the timeless elegance of black and white!



My preferred mediums are graphite, color pencil, pastel and acrylic.



If you would like to see how I bring an animal to life in my artwork, please visit my Work In Progress posts on my
Pencil Portraits Blog



I have always been compelled to draw the animals that I love and I guess it was a natural progression to offer my services as an animal artist to those wishing to commission a unique work of art to commemorate their cherished pets or favourite wild animal. Animals are so important in our lives, and I find it incredibly rewarding to be able to capture their personality and character to create a fitting tribute that will be enjoyed for a lifetime.

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Tags Michelle, Wrighton, animal, art, artist, artwork, big cat, close up, feline, king, lion, lions, painting, photo-realism, realism, realsitic, wildlife, wrighton