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CAROLINE LE BOURGEOIS

EXCLUSIVE! Baby Donkeys Coco and Eli illustration video

Bonjour everybody!When I decided to become a full time artist a few years ago I was really scared, it was like: I had to do it because it is who I am deep down, but when I looked at the outside day to day life it really scared me as I did not know if it would be successful. It was my dream and if it failed... I wouldn't have a dream anymo...
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We went viral a year ago and loving it!

Bonjour everybody!When the farm project Caenhill Countryside Centre went viral on social media a year ago, we could hardly believe it! Chris had his phone going crazy with notifications from different platforms, and phone calls from radios and TVs were happening on a regular basis.We cannot thank Rachel Thompson from Mashable enough for h...
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Farm Tour with Chris and Caroline!

Bonjour everybody!We have been so lucky with the weather lately! Look at this summer sky, and as a farm it is very important as we are right into the harvest at the moment. We do a lot of work in the evening as the days are longer.We have been contacted by a new app called DIVE with who we now do regular live streams, I have recorded the ...
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My new kitten!

Bonjour everybody!As you may already know by the number of posts on social media, I have a new kitten! Bea is the loveliest little bundle of joy to have around and she cheers me up every minute of the day!She has settled so well at home and still come to the farm with me where she meets her little friends Coral and Violet and spend the day playing ...
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Trigger the pig special birthday Vlog!

Bonjour everybody!"Vlog time" has been so much fun since I started 2 weeks ago! my last one celebrating Trigger the pig's birthday was a laugh all throughout the process thanks to all the animals but mostly thanks to Kara and Chris who made it so special. Trigger is a big part of the team (and not only in size) his snoring is legendary, his "T...
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Vlogging: sharing more with you!

Bonjour everybody!I am so excited about doing vlogs (or video blogs) on my YouTube channel! With Chris and Kara, we came with this idea only about a week ago, I guess things comes when you are ready and when it did, my reaction was an instant YES!I feel so good and comfortable today to do this. This is a mean for me to share more with you...
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Hare illustration!

Bonjour everybody!I am so pleased that my client Lee Ann contacted me to create some illustrations for her, she is working on her new business producing fabrics for children clothing, we are starting with HARE!Lee Ann commissioned me for 3 different illustrations and here is one of them.Hare is a really popular subject here in the UK and particular...
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Pet portrait of Ruby the dog!

Bonjour everybody!Meet Ruby! I love the fact that my client took the time to describe Ruby to me, it helps me forming a picture in my head of my little subject but also the close relationship she has with her owner.Ruby in an 8 pounds 14 years old Norfolk Terrier with a strong personality, she is very talkative and a lot of her emotions show t...
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My New greeting cards are here!

Bonjour everybody!My new greeting cards have arrived! they are beautiful, I am always really exited about seeing my work as merchandising, it is one of the most rewarding thing ever, and when they come out of that high quality it just put a smile on my face.Here is a video down below that shows the process I used for the cards, the inspiration and ...
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New greeting cards coming up, and Rush hour is one of them!

Bonjour everybody!Well, the rush hour is a MUST when you are at the farm and as an artist I just could not design a new set of greeting cards without creating one dedicated to the rush hour!Yes! you read well, I have a new set of cards coming up and I should have them available next week! It is all about baby animals, fun and rush hour but the...
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All about kittens!

Bonjour everybody!It is all about kittens lately, no wonder! We are now finding ourselves with 10 kittens now that we finally find Smudge's kittens!There is nothing more fun and soothing to watch them play and as an artist you can be like a sponge of all the nice things you can see around you. Many of these kittens will go to good homes, Viole...
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Hedgehogs in love!

Bonjour everybody!Wildlife is very much my inspiration at the moment, we are so lucky here in Wiltshire to be surrounded by it, we meet Badgers, foxes, all sorts of birds and of course Hedgehogs!A few weeks ago the weather was extremely dry which is fairly unusual for us in England and we can see the wildlife suffering from it. Chris found 2 baby h...
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Illustration for new greeting cards!

Bonjour everybody!Because inspiration is everywhere lately with all our baby animals growing up together, I can't help but illustrating them putting the emphasis on their cute and fun side. So I thought what about doing a few illustrations and turn them into greeting cards!So here we go! this is the first one: Violet the kitten and Benedict the Gos...
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Chippy the cat - pet portrait

Bonjour everybody!Meet Chippy!Chippy is a lovely ginger cat with big eyes full of love, my client reached out to me as she was following my work on my Facebook page and what I do with the farm particularly the fun we have with Chris, Giggle the gosling and Cuthbert the goose.Chippy was my client's mum baby who sadly left them 6 years ago. What...
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Clara the puppy - pet portrait

Bonjour everybody!Here is Clara's pet portrait!Clara is a beagle mix, a rescue puppy, and the light of my client sister's life​! What a lovely surprise it it going to be!Clara is right here showing her little face looking at you from her favourite spot in the house: paws on the table in front of the lovely lace curtains. I love the idea o...
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Hugo the hedgehog first illustration

Bonjour everybody!Have you ever been in a situation where you have so many ideas that you want to take action on but you don't have enough time in a day to do so? This is me right now!It is Sunday, the day of the week you should take to relax and enjoy life, well, I enjoy illustrating and when I have an idea for a new little character I have to dra...
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First FOOD Rush for Giggle the goose!

Bonjour everybody!So many "First time" for Giggle the goose! This morning he was with me on the Rush Hour again and soon after we did a "Food Rush"!I have to say, it is a little overwhelming for a little gosling to be surrounded by so many big birds and I am not just talking about chickens and ducks who are quite big compare to Giggle but...
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First Rush hour for Giggle the goose!

Bonjour everybody!We decided that Giggle, our little one month old gosling was ready for a grown up rush hour this morning!He was a bit apprehensive, the other geese, particularly Guilbert were letting him know who is the boss, this is the pecking order going on and we cannot stop it but all good, Giggle did not leave my side and we came ...
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It's all gone bananas!!

Bonjour everybody!What I love the most at the farm is that there is so much unexpected moments every single day!Today I decided to focus on Daisy the cow.Who would have guessed that cows love bananas!! we are very lucky to receive the left over food from a couple of shops in our area and at first we did not know what to do with all these bananas, u...
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Violet and Giggle illustration

Bonjour everybody!Inspiration is everywhere these days!we have so many different characters at the farm but the ones who stand out the most at present are Violet and Giggle!They have not properly mat yet because Violet is a little bit too small, it did not prevent me to get them to meet on paper!I don't know if this will turn into a story book yet,...
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