New Limited Edition Giclées by Alison Nicholls

Prints, Reproductions, Giclées – A Confusion of Options Explained by Alison Nicholls

Sometimes I’m contacted by someone who loves a particular painting but the original is already sold. Or maybe the person wants the piece but doesn’t want to pay the price of the original. In either situation, having reproductions available for sale is a great help. I can only create a limited number of original paintings during the course of…

Alison-Nicholls in Tanzania

The Accidental Artist by Alison Nicholls

I recently joined the Creative Advisory Board of Pencils For Africa (PFA) and have just been interviewed by Chelsea, an 8th grader who is one of the Assistant Editors of the Pencils for Africa website. Here is her first question for me: What was your early inspiration to become an artist? And my answer: When I was growing…

Secretary Bird, acrylic 10x8" by Alison Nicholls © 2012

Secretary Bird on the EDGE by Alison Nicholls

100 Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) birds were recently listed in a paper in Current Biology. The lead author, Prof Walter Jetz, states that “by identifying these top 100 species, we can now focus our efforts on targeted conservation action and better monitoring to help ensure that they are still here for future generations to come”. I don’t paint many…