59: Turning a Passion into a Tool for Change with Wildlife Artist Sophie Green

Mike gets a little too close to a possessed 1936 Dodge and draws some more insects. Wildlife artist Sophie Green joins the podcast to talk about her creative journey from teacher to an accomplished and successful artist. Sophie talks about her recent pieces from elephants, to bisons, penguins and whale sharks. Sophie donates a percentage of her income to various charities around the world focused protecting animals and their environments. They also discuss the role social media has for an artist.

Donna Stewart on Instagram

Louise (1936 Dodge)

Monarchs

Starting a dragonfly

’Hannibal’ (elephant)

Golden Paint

’Resurgam’ (whale shark)

The March

Grid method

’Revival’ (Bison)

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021

Tusk

Shark Trust

===== How to reach Sophie Green =====

Web site

Instagram (@sophiegreenfineart)

Twitter (@sophiegreenart)

Art Basket

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