Mammals of the South West.


The Westcountry's Raptors.

Paintings inspired by wildlife encounters.

Art News May 2015
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2016 Calendar now available
Click on Books & Calendars for more info.
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New Original Painting

Moorland Sunrise ~ Time to Roost
Barn Owl, Goss Moor, near Royalton, Cornwall
Painted especially to celebrate 25 years of The Screech Owl Sanctury on Goss Moor in Cornwall.
Original Chromacolour/acrylic on canvas panel. Image size: 30cm x 40cm Price: £1175
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We are also publishing this painting as a signed limited edition of just 25 prints on archival paper at £50 each with £20 of that going to The Screech Owl Sanctuary the first 20 prints sold.
Supplied rolled in a postal tube p x p £5
To reserve a print phone or email
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New re-published print to celebrate VE Day 


Safely Home ~ Mk. 1 Spitfire
234Squadron, RAF St. Eval, Cornwall 1940
A signed limited edition of just 20, Image size 40cm x 28cm. £40 which includes P & P.
Supplied rolled in a postal tube.
Phone: 01637 880606 to purchase
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Sharing the Westcountrys Natural World through Art
To see a short video of Dick and his art click here or on the links tab

This website has been created exclusively so that  Wildlife and Countryside Artist Dick Twinney can share his passion for the natural history, coast and countryside of his part of the world through his art.

To also make available here online the purchase of limited edition prints that  appear in  his regular newspaper and magazine articles in the Western Morning News, Cornwall today magazine, Mid & North Cornwall Advertisers and the Newquay Voice.


    Welcome, 'Browse at your leisure'

Dick Twinney has loved the Westcountry' s wildlife and countryside for as long as he can remember. Originally from Devon, he has now lived and worked in Cornwall for over 40 years. Although his paintings, prints, giftware and books have spread world-wide he still thinks of himself as a local artist   passionate about the Westcountry, especially Cornwall and Devon.

The magnificent scenery and the rich and varied wildlife from the high tors of  Dartmoor to the tip of Lands End all provide a constant source of inspiration and never ending material for Dick's highly detailed traditional artwork.

A real countryman, Dick always spends several hours each day in the 'field' walking with the family dogs over the moors, along the coast or in the local woods, observing wildlife in it's natural habitat, constantly on the look-out for that 'special' chance encounter that can be recreated onto canvas.