Wildlife of Malaysia, Source of Inspiration for Renowned British Artist

By: Rosli Mansor

Fuelled by a deep passion for animals, Rachel Gray, a renowned artist from Britain, is willing to spend over 30 hours creating a single portrait of wildlife.

Her cross-continental artistic creations have opened the world’s eyes to the importance of wildlife conservation.

“I believe art has the power to initiate change. I do this to depict these magnificent creatures along with their natural habitats.

“My goal is to inspire others and ignite a passion for conservation while collectively striving to protect endangered species worldwide,” she told Ipoh Echo/Peraktastic during an exclusive interview at the Green Circle Sustainability Project Launch at The Gallery, MITEC, Kuala Lumpur, recently.

Among the wildlife portraits in Malaysia that have inspired Rachel Gray and captivated visitors’ attention are portraits of tigers, tapirs, and several others.

Rachel Gray’s artworks incorporate various elements of technique and technology. She uses a touch-sensitive Wacom tablet and Corel Painter software.

“I combine traditional techniques with modern technology to capture the essence of nature in each portrait I produce.

“My artworks serve as evidence of the enduring harmony between humans and the natural environment,” she said.

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