Colorful Friday is Here!

Here in the US it was Thanksgiving on Thursday. This is one of my favorite holidays because there are no gifts to give and no cards to send. Of course it is followed immediately by Black Friday, the 1st official shopping day of the Holiday Season, apparently named by police departments in dread of the…

Lion Field Sketch Video by Artist Alison Nicholls

It is difficult to video myself sketching because I use very pale pencil lines which don’t show up well on video, and often I’m sitting in a vehicle with very little space. As a result this video doesn’t show the creation of the pencil sketch, from Kruger National Park, South Africa, while I watching a mating pair of lions. Instead, the…

Wolf Conservation Center features Alison Nicholls as Artist of the Month

For the month of November 2013, I am the Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) Artist of the Month. The program is a collaboration between WCC and artists they admire who share their philosophy about the importance of wolves and the protection of their environment. My series of Yellowstone Field Sketches (originals and limited editions), including wolves, are available for …