Boxing Hares

Debbie Cullis

I enjoyed painting this watercolour with the technique of drips and splashes, keeping it very loose. Whilst I was painting it, the hares seemed to come alive and I was painting a real frenzy of kicks. I am not sure whether it is two males fighting or a male and a female, but it felt exciting to paint. I wanted the one jumping high in red for its liveliness and the other one attacking in a cool blue with purple. I was inspired by the photograph after The Wildlife Artist of the Year 1999, Manfred Danegger.

  • Media: Watercolour
  • Subject: Animal or Wildlife
  • Size: 30 x 35 cm

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