Painting can be a life-threatening art!

eric wilson, eric wilson artist,

A Derbyshire artist has risked life and limb to paint some of the world’s most dangerous creatures, as Anne Bannister reports.

ARTIST Eric Wilson’s pursuit of his subjects in the wild has had him staring into the jaws of death. Devotion to his work has brought him face-to-face with a ravenous polar bear, confronted by an agitated silver-back gorilla and running for his life from a charging black rhino…