Resident Tree Artist

Durham Wildlife Trust logoThe Durham Wildlife Trust covers the area from the Tyne to the Tees. For its Veteran Trees Project, the Trust has selected 52 veteran and ancient trees with the aim of raising public awareness of them in terms of national heritage and biodiversity. A veteran tree is defined as a tree in the second phase of life, when it has reached full maturity and is beginning to die back.

They are mostly very large, characterful trees, which can often take more than a day to draw. As Resident Tree Artist, Ewan has so far drawn nine of the trees, three of which can be seen below.

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Wellingtonia (15.25)


Holly (15.27)











Horse Chestnut (15.22)

Horse Chestnut








Article from Durham Wildlife Trust

From Wildlife Durham Winter 2015 with the kind permission of Durham Wildlife Trust

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