From a painting by the artist Trai Hiscock. Image copyright is Trai Hiscock.
Our British Wildlife Gifts Mugs raise funds for charities and organisations which help to conserve the featured species in it's natural environment. You can choose your donation amount and the charity or organisation it goes to.
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Each mug is individually printed by British Wildlife Gifts. All our designs have been specially commissioned and are exclusive to British Wildlife Gifts. To help raise awareness, each mug has the web addresses of the relevant conservation organisations for the featured species, and both the common and scientific name of the species printed on it.
Trai is, without doubt, an incredibly talented and adventurous artist being able to master both the humorous and the serious subject with equal perfection.
We are delighted that Trai was able to take on commisions of amphibian and reptile species exclusively for British Wildlife Gifts.
The Dorset countryside and coast form the backdrop to many of Trai’s paintings as do well known landmarks, for example, the Square and Compass. These scenes have a slightly eccentric population, ranging from naked vicars and policemen to distraught children and affectionate retired couples. What they have in common is that as well as finding humour in her character’s predicaments Trai explores relationships and unlikely juxtapositions in a way that is almost a playful reference to the Surrealists who painted in and around Swanage in the inter-war years.
You can see more of Trai's artwork here. You will be sure to have a good giggle at her humorous seaside collection so do take a peep!
A national wildlife charity committed to conserving amphibians and reptiles and saving the disappearing habitats on which they depend. ARC's vision sees amphibians and reptiles thriving in their natural habitats, and a society inspired and committed to their conservation.Visit the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust Website
Amphibian and Reptile Groups of UK (ARG UK) is a charitable organisation that aims to promote the conservation of our native amphibian and reptiles and their environment by supporting a network of independent volunteer Amphibian and Reptile Groups (ARGs). There are over 45 county-based groups based in England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Isles and we also link with the Herpetological Society of Ireland.Visit the Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK Website