wildlife artist's work goes on show at town's theatre
Burnham-On-Sea artist is showcasing her work at the town's Princess
Theatre this week.
Thompson's wildlife paintings are on display in the Arts Lounge
from July 23rd until July 31st from 10am-3pm on every Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
her varied work is this painting of Egret and other wild birds.
the Great White Egret was returned to nest in Somerset, I decided
to paint the pair, in flight and nesting," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
then went on to paint other Somerset birds, the heron, the owl
and the swan. When I visited Slimbridge I photographed the cranes
and the avocets and also painted them."
birds are a symbol of freedom, especially in flight, but they
are also symbolic in themselves of aspects of humanity, caring
heron is a symbol of Somerset, living in the wetlands. I have
also painted aspects of the Somerset landscape and other creatures