Mammals of the South West.


The Westcountry's Raptors.

Paintings inspired by wildlife encounters.


The Artist and his JRT helper Maxwell
Originally from Teignmouth, Devon, Dick has worked from his Cornish Studio in St. Columb Major for over 50 years. His highly realistic traditional artwork has gained international recognition and over the years he has provided illustrations for over 25 books by some of the worlds leading publishers. His wildlife art has featured on many series of collectors plates. greetings cards, giftware, limited edition fine art prints and his original paintings are in collections worldwide.
Refusing to follow any trends in art or turn to a more contemporary way of painting he continues to paint in the traditional style of the artists he grew up with especially Archibald Thorburn and Charles Tunnicliffe whose work he has emulated and been inspired by since childhood.
Dicks great passion and goal in life is to share the flora and fauna of Cornwall''s coast and countryside, from the smallest insect to the largest mammal through his paintings and writing.
His work has featured in many newspapers and magazines nationally but now by choice Dick restricts his articles, shows and artwork to Cornwall and can currently be found weekly on Wednesdays in Cornwall's eight Voice newspapers.
He has written and illustrated two books of his own, The Painted Seasons and From Hedgerow to High Tor, both books featuring Cornwall''s natural world.
Latest Art News
In between my large commissions I am recording all the birds that visit our Cornish garden as original acrylic on stretched linen.
Just finished  Pied Wagtail and Wood Sorrel

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Recently finished at last, nearly 3 months work, my latest original painting featuring foxes, Vixen & Cubs at Home
Old Badger Set, Cornish Hedge, Gluvian, St. Columb Major, Cornwall

Details on Latest Original Painting
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New for 2024 my large artwork display stand is moving to Screech Owl Sanctuary on Goss Moor, St. Columb here in Cornwall with a permanent display of some of the owls and mammals to be found there.   For those who love wildlife especially owls it is well worth a visit. 01726 860182


We will however still have available, subject to diary, our small fundraising stand for charity events such as coffee mornings. Please phone if interested. 
 
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Please Note
Because Dick does not show in art galleries so subsequently there is no gallery commission due so all the artwork on this website is sold with a donation to one of Dick's main charities.
So if you are looking for that totally Cornish, unique gift for someone special and you want to support one of our Cornish Charities as well this is the site to be on.

Please Phone: 01637 880606 or Webmail: info@theartofdicktwinney.com for more info.
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    Studio Visits
Visitors are always welcome but please phone first
01637 880606






All artwork also available from my online shops
www.westcountrygalleries.co.uk
www. Etsy.com > TheArtofDickTwinney

 Original Paintings, Fine Art Reproductions, Affordable Fine Art Prints and Books.
If you are looking for that specific wildlife gift or subject
PHONE: 01637 880606
EMAIL: info@theartofdicktwinney.com