Category Archives: Shooting

Hard to beat! Chargot Estate, Bettws Hall

Chargot, Bettws Hall 1st of February marked the end of the pheasant shooting season at Chargot Estate and I was excited to have been invited to go along to the beaters day to meet the team. Having taken down the paintings that had been on display for guests at the lodge throughout the season, I…

The Brigands Estate Shoot, Bettws Hall

  The Brigands Estate, in the Snowdonia National Park Wales,  is part of the Bettws Hall portfolio of of game shooting estates.  It is one of the highest and most sought after driven pheasant shooting estates in the UK.  Here are some of the comments online: “Guns on pegs” As you arrive at the Brigands,…

Pick up Patience

  This painting is one of my favourites from my collection of shoot paintings 2013.  It was one of those magical moments where owner and dog were at one – completely oblivious to my artistic intentions!  They were focused on the beaters coming through the woods to flush the birds.  They were focused and waiting…

Shooting to Hunting

    When painting a dynamic shooting scene, there is nothing better than ‘getting in amongst the action’. That is exactly where I have been during the shooting season! From holding on tightly on the back of a quad bike, to quietly standing behind the guns awaiting the birds I have truly been part of…

To the Beat

  When I attended a shoot last November, there was so many working dogs that caught my attention, it was difficult to know where to point the camera first.  I stood by and watched this Weimaraner for a while as he was waiting with his master before beating.  He walked around his master’s legs, backward…

Kingweston Shoot

What a truly wonderful day I’ve had attending the shoot organised by “Kingweston Shoot”.  Returning home at last light, cold, tired and in need of a warm bath, I could only smile at the memorable experience thank you to Jonathan Tait-Harris and his manager Nick.  I will remember this day for a very long time!…