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Whiskers, acrylic on board, 15 x 40"
Woodland Sphinx, acrylic on board, 21 x 40"
Maternal Manner, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36"
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of his subject, Tucker prefers an impressionistic brushstroke as he wants to “create an impression of these creatures and not a photorealistic image.” He also leaves room for the viewer to use their imagination when they observe his artwork.
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contemporary. Inspiring his lifelong fascination have been his surroundings in the Rocky Mountains, national parks, zoological gardens, publications, nature films and museum collections. “To capture the essence of a creature in motion or in repose in a believable and naturalistic manner is my ambition,” he says. “A minimalist approach to my technique and style to depict texture, motion and personality is also a goal. I strive to breathe life into my subjects by capturing the dignity and elegance of each creature in pencil or in paint by experimenting with color and light to capture the distinct qualities of my subjects.” When painting the likeness
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he 35th annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition will take place February 17 to 19 in Charleston, South Carolina. Artist Ezra Tucker has been selected as the Featured Artist for the show, with his featured painting being Maternal Mother of a doe standing protectively over her fawn. “To be chosen as the Featured Artist for the 35th annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition is an unexpected honor,” remarks Tucker. “It means to me that I have achieved a quality to my art that is worthy of highlight and inclusion in the legacy of SEWE and the exceptional world of wildlife art.” Tucker has researched and studied the history of wildlife artists and their work, from the early cave drawings to
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