About Caroline Skinner Art
I create artwork as Caroline Skinner Art for animal lovers who enjoy beautiful designs in unusual colours – why shouldn’t you have a purple elephant in your room?
You probably enjoy safari trips or visits to wildlife conservation parks, and wish you could do more to help our animal friends whilst enjoying beautifully colourful art or homeware. Part of the profit made from sales on this website supports wildlife conservation projects. Your purchases can help wildlife to not just survive, but thrive for generations to come.
My specialist printer turns my original animal designs into stunning animal homeware gifts for people who want lovely colourful things that are full of character. They’re robust enough to be used every day and not just saved for best. Simple care instructions are given for mugs, coasters and placemats that remind you of your favourite animals.
If you’re concerned about the use of animal products, you’ll be pleased that I use cruelty-free art materials wherever possible. Original and colourful animal paintings found here do not contain animal products, so they make a great gift for vegans and those that care about our animal friends!
Your artwork and homeware gifts are carefully packaged to arrive in perfect condition, using recycled packaging materials wherever possible.
If you would like an original pet painting commission please get in touch to discuss how I can help. Unlike some artists who paint purely from photos, I like to meet the animals wherever possible (though Covid obviously makes this more difficult) . I can then take my own photos and get some idea of their character, and your expectations and wishes. Sometimes this isn’t possible, due to distance or because you are looking for a pet memorial painting. You can tell me all about your lovely pet instead and provide a range of photos, to give you the best possible result.
Where to see Caroline Skinner’s animal art
I’ve been drawing and painting for many years in various media, most recently using mainly acrylics and water-based oils, covering a wide range of subjects. Some of my paintings are found in private collections in the UK, Europe and USA.
My art studio isn’t open to the public, but see here for current details of where to see my work. Original wildlife paintings, prints, gifts and greeting cards and gifts are available at my exhibitions.
You can also find my full range through my various online outlets, including this website. I am also developing a homeware collection. Mugs, coasters, placemats, faux suede cushions, and tempered glass cutting boards for some of my paintings are now available here. Others can be added from my original designs at no extra charge, just get in touch.
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“Pigeonnier” commissioned to show the owner’s disused pigeon loft in France as if it was in use.
Review: “Thank you so much for a great original piece of art. So pleased and really appreciate the time you have given.” Jane G