Richard Arnold Artist

Richard Arnold's Zebby Gallery

When my niece was born I decided to paint an A-Z of children’s characters for her nursery. Some letters were easier to do and some had too many choices. Then there were the awkward letters, with Z being among them. For this letter I had to invent my own character and after much doodling Zebby was born. He soon extended into birthday and Christmas cards for family and friends and even into full blown paintings.

In my mind I see this stuffed toy playing in a vast garden and sometimes beyond that to wherever imagination goes. Here are a taste of his exploits.

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