The Artist

I pride myself on my life like and realistic art but also I recreate a scene which could otherwise fade into a distant memory. I also bring the character of subjects back to life, each pet or animal’s uniqueness which my clients have returned for time and again.

I am a self taught animal artist living in the Forest of Dean, England. Unusually I am in the beautiful county of Herefordshire in a little hamlet in the woods.

Primarily I am a pencil artist, starting with graphites, then coloured pencils but have now discovered the delights of pastels. I now use these almost exclusively as they are so versatile and easy to use.

Besides being at my easel I have a small holding with plenty of rescue animals to look after plus I also work full time. All in all I have lots to keep me busy!

Karie-Ann Cooper0




  • Mall Galleries London 2013 Society for all Animals Best Amateur Animal Artist
  • Mall Galleries London 2013 Shortlisted Artists and Illustrators Artist of the Year 2013
  • TWASI, Gloucester 2013
  • Animal Artists Association, Chester 2013