MINIATURES

Tim’s award-winning miniature paintings of cats, birds and other animals, usually between about 5 and 12 centimetres in size, combine his interest in natural history with the illumination techniques of fine painting and gilding.

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Goldfinch illumination
A Goldfinch, words from William Cowper. Gouache and gold on vellum.
Woodpeckers miniatures
Miniature of a green and a greater-spotted woodpecker with leaves on an initial J, on a Mughal style frame, in watercolours and gold on vellum.
Willow miniatures
Miniature of a cat, Willow, in Ottoman style, in watercolours and gold on vellum.
Willow round miniatures
Miniature of a cat, Willow, with words by Shakespeare, in watercolours and gold on vellum.
Tiger miniatures
Miniature of a tiger within an illuminated initial C, with Mughal inspiration. By kind permission of Gilly Middleburgh.
Thylacine miniatures
Miniature of a Thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger in gouache and gold on vellum.
Thylacine4 miniatures
Miniature of rainbow lorikeets and eucalyptus leaves, in gouache and gold on vellum.
Kingfisher miniatures
A watercolour painting of a kingfisher on vellum, with words by W.H Davis
Estella miniatures
Miniature of Estella as a bridesmaid aged three, in watercolours and gold on vellum.
Miniature of a dragonfly with poem by D G Rossetti, in watercolours, gold and palladium on vellum.
Miniature of a goldfinch and a greenfinch with teasels and a letter A, in watercolours and gold on vellum.