Jean Pritchard is professional wildlife artist based in Cumbria. She studied Scientific and Technical Illustration at Blackpool and Fylde College of Art and Design. Initially Jean worked with watercolours but now prefers oils as a creative medium, this offers her the opportunity to produce works with bolder colours and photo realistic detail. Jeans passion for the natural world is more than evident, she has helped raise vital funds by kindly donating original paintings for organisations such as the World Owl Trust and Melbourne Zoo. Jean has lead a successful career to date, winning a breath of awards and has exhibited widely across the UK, achieving finalist on a number of occasions at the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year.