Alison Nicholls, our art safari guide, shares a video of her sketching a lioness in Botswana.
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Art safari Q&A: What will I learn on my art safari?
Artist Alison Nicholls answers some frequently asked questions regarding the Africa Geographic Travel art safaris that she runs in the Kruger National Park and Madikwe in South Africa.
Materials for your art safari
Disasters involving art materials are nothing new to me after years of travelling and sketching in southern Africa.
6 Tips to sketch a cheetah hunt
Wildlife artist and art safari host Alison Nicholls shares tips for sketching a hunting cheetah hunt – including field sketches and photos
How to sketch lions in watercolour
Artist Alison Nicholls demonstrates how she adds watercolour to a pencil field sketch.
How to draw lions – the stages of a field sketch
Alison Nicholls’ recreates her lion watercolour painting in studio in order to show us the stages of a field sketch.
Tips for sketching in the field
African wildlife rarely stays still for one to even get a good photograph let alone sketch it. Alison Nicholls has some tips for artists inspired by Africa