Jeanne Filler Scott specializes in painting animals, both wild and domestic, and nature subjects. In 2010 she authored and illustrated the book Draw and Paint Realistic Horses published by North Light Books, which demonstrates how to draw and paint horses in acrylics, oils and pencil, and includes chapters on anatomy, horse colors, basic art materials and techniques, and comparison of different breeds (A Chinese translation of this book was released in 2012). Other books by Jeanne include: Wildlife Painting Basics: Small Animals (2002); Painting Animal Friends (2005); and Painting More Animal Friends (2008). Her publisher, North Light Books published a compilation of Jeanne’s books entitled “Draw and Paint 50 Animals” in 2013, and has also featured her artwork in numerous other books, including Sketchbook Confidential 2 and The Best of Wildlife Art.
Several of her paintings have been published as Limited Edition Prints, three of which are sold out. Her work has also been published on greeting cards by Leanin’ Tree, and has been the subject of feature articles in publications such as Equine Images, Wildlife Art, and Chronicle of the Horse. Jeanne’s work has been shown in many national exhibitions, including the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, the National Wildlife Art Show and the Kentucky Horse Park.
Jeanne is currently working on a series of paintings based on a trip to China in October, 2011. The subjects include birds, animals, architecture and Chinese people going about their everyday lives.
Jeanne is a member of the Society of Animal Artists and Artists for Conservation. She lives on a farm in Kentucky with her husband and son, surrounded by rescued dogs, cats, horses, donkeys and other animals. You can see more about her paintings and books at http://jfsstudio.com/, on Facebook, and at www.natureartists.com.