Alan Woollett

Puffin Quartet

approx 23"x 9"

Polychromos on Fabriano

Reference A.Gothorp

I have been drawing and painting birds for around 20 years now. I began using graphite, then moved to watercolour and then colour pencil. I studied graphic design and illustration after spending 5 years in the electronics industry, having previously trained and qualified as a carpenter and joiner. 



  • i have been published in a few magazines including Artist and illustrators magazine, Ann Kullberg's Color Magazine and also Colored Pencil Magazine



  • My own Bird Art book 

  • Sketching 365 by Katherine Tyrell



  • 1999 Bird Watch magazine bird artist of the year

  • David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year category winner

  • Wildlife Art Society silver medal winner

  • BBC Wildlife Magazine Wildife Artist of the Year runner up

  • Inaugural Derwent Art Pprize , 2nd place winner

  • various online competition winner and UKCPS category winner and certificate winner on various occasions .


Gallery representation:

  • Represented by Francis Iles Galleries, Rochester ,Kent .


Other Achievements:

  • Have been accepted 5 times for the prestigious Birds in Art exhibition at the Woodson art museum ,Wisconsin and this year have been selected as the 2019 Master Artist.

  • Have recorded a Craftsy instructional video and also taught many workshops in the USA.

Blue Cheeked Bee Eaters

approx 18"x12"

Polychromos on Fabriano

Artists own reference used


appox 18"x 18"

Polychromos on Fabriano

Peacock Resting

approx 26"x11"

Polychromos on Fabriano

Artist's own reference material used

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