Sue PaytonAward winning wildlife artist Sue Payton creates mesmerising animal portraiture that highlights every detail of texture and expression. To add to their impact, she places each beautiful subject out of context, against a deliberately muted, neutral background in order to highlight the colours and patterns of the fur and the light in the eyes. The outstanding level of detail in each piece brings the animal to life and renders Sue’s work, memorable, immediate and uniquely arresting. Sue is drawn to the larger carnivorous animals, particularly the big cats who she says are often seen as fearsome predators, but do have “a softer side”. It is their intelligence, their protective instincts and of course their grace and beauty that she wants to portray.