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Is it Spring yet?

Title: Is it Spring yet?
Description: I couldn’t resist this baby hedgehog when I saw this photo and knew I just had to create it. A donation of this sale will go to Dottie’s Little Hog Hospital hedgehog rescue in Herne Bay, Kent. It is run by two amazing women Jo and Jen who rely on the kindness of donations and fund raisers.
Size: A3
Format: Original artwork
Presentation: Framed
Medium: Acrylic, Coloured Pencil
Genre: Fine, Animal Portraits
Colour: Brown, grey
Keywords: Hedgehog, original, wildlife, pencil
Delivery Details: Royal Mail signed for £12.50
Price: £150.00
Status: Sold
This work is now sold, however if you would like to commission a similar painting, please contact me

Artist Information

Name: Kay Lewis
Phone: 07751252007
Website: TreetopsART
Acceptable Payment Methods: PayPal
Kay Lewis

Artist Biography:

In the late 1980’s, I moved from Yorkshire to Canterbury in Kent to complete a combined degree in Primary Teaching and Fine Arts. I never returned to Yorkshire, deciding to stay and teach in Kent. I have long had a love of being on a beach next to the sea, and capturing beautiful sunsets and seascapes. Living near the sea on the East Kent Coast and with a west facing uninterrupted view of an apple orchard, has continued to fuel this obsession. it was after my daughter was born that I suffered from severe depression and it was during this time that I I rekindled my love of Art- producing pastel drawings ( a medium I had previously only used in Life Drawing) using images of sunsets from magazines.
I have continued to teach in Primary schools, but retrained as a SENCO (Special Education Needs Coordinator) which brought with it new challenges and frustrations. Alongside this, I have suffered a number of bouts of ill health and surgery, and art has been my therapy throughout this.
I primarily work in pastels with ink detail, and as you can see from my work, I continue to use both sea and sky as my inspiration.

Artist News/Exhibitions:

I now have a Facebook shop where I also sell a few other of my creations! TreetopsART. A donation of all my sales will go to Lewy Body Dementia- a disease so cruelly fought by my own darling Mum, Denise.

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