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Whilst at Bristol Zoo Annabel had the pleasure of seeing these small penguins. In her painting Annabel wanted to capture their comical faces and colours against a sand colour background of an African sunny beach.
Born into the Cheshire countryside Annabel Thornton has been passionate about wildlife from an early age. This passion continued at Cheltenham College of Art where she gained a BA Fine Art Honours Degree. Since turning professional Annabel has concentrated on portraiture along with her work on natural form. Her main choice of mediums are acrylic/oil on canvas and charcoal on watercolour paper. Annabel is a member of the Society of Woman Artists and an Associate Member of the Society of Equestrian Artists.