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I’m Michelle Wade, a South African artist, illustrator and ceramic sculptor creating art from the beautiful natural landscape of the Yorkshire Dales.

I create art inspired by nature; the intricate patterns of a seed pod; the spirit and personality of an animal; the wisdom and strength of a tree. I hope that my art inspires more awareness and love for the beauty of nature and helps to nurture a need for conservation.

Illustration & Art

Every illustration or artwork is inspired by my experiences in NATURE; somewhere spectacular that I have visited, something fascinating that I have seen or an interesting story I have been told…

Ceramic Art

Each ceramic piece I create becomes precious to me, inspired by my love of animals, seed pods, birds, trees. There is a kind of magic in creating ceramic sculpture for as I complete the finishing marks to each piece they come alive and exist as a new creature that wasn’t there before.

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A collection of my nature illustrations printed onto home products or as fine art prints to bring the joy and love of nature into your home. All made and printed in the UK, and are all of the highest quality.

10% of all profit will be donated to reputable wildlife and conservation charities.

My Blog

If my art inspires you, makes you smile, resonates with you or connects you even more to nature and you’d like to hear about my discoveries, collected treasures or wildlife stories that I’ve gathered and what inspires me then join me on my creative, nature-filled exploration.