SWAINSTON, Roger

UK (1960- )

Last updated: November 7, 2017 at 5:51 am

Underwater painter; naturalist and zoologist; conservationist; co-owner and operator of ANIMA, an image bank of marine animals containing over 3000 individual portraits of fishes, crustaceans, molluscs and a wide range of other animals (founded in 1993); developed a method of drawing underwater making raw graphite drawings; has illustrated numerous guidebooks on the identification of fish and other marine life; official artist for the Conseil Superieur de la Peche (France).

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