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David Dancey-Wood,
one of the best
Wildlife Artists in the UK


David Dancey-Wood in his studio

About David...

Wildlife artist David Dancey-Wood is undoubtedly one of the world's finest pencil artists.

David's original wildlife drawings are in great demand and have even featured in Christie's of London, fine art auctions, where they always attract huge interest and much praise and admiration.

Originally from Bristol, David is now based in the beautiful seaside resort of Bournemouth in the United Kingdom.


His work and search of subjects to draw have taken David around the world, and he has for many years been actively involved with several wildlife conservation projects and expeditions, documenting through his beautiful wildlife pencil drawings, endangered species in their natural habitat.

Using only the finest German graphite pencils and handmade Italian paper for his originals drawings, and with amazing talent, a passion for wildlife, and his artistic skills, David specializes in creating enchanting portraits of endangered species in a photo-realistic style. Including everyone's favourites; Tigers, Lions, Gorillas, Zebras... and many more.


Wildlife artist David originally specialized in herpetology (the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians) and so has also drawn some of the more quirky species including; Crocodiles, Agama Lizards, Turtles, and Frogs, to mention just a few.

Manyana, a drawing of a sleeping jaguar

2010 - present

2010 - present


Sleeping Jaguar drawing

By wildlife artist David Dancey-Wood

Limited edition giclee print

Released 2020

So, whether you absolutely love wildlife... or you just admire great artistic talent... whether you're searching for a unique gift... or you want to add something very special to your own home...
We're sure you'll find something perfect amongst David's beautiful wildlife fine art pencil portraits.

Now you can even commission an original work of art direct from David through Wildlife Sketches for that totally unique gift.
Just tell us how we can help...

Office Tel: +44, (0)1202 086041


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​Collectable Limited Edition Prints and Original Drawings

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