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CAROLINE LE BOURGEOIS

Cuthbert the Goose

Bonjour everybody!It has been a very emotional time to say the least, the news went out there very fast after Chris announced the our lovely Cuthbert passed away. It looked to us that the world cried with us.The amount of messages of support has been immense and we feel so lucky for every single one of you, every bit of support weather it is a mess...
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Halloween at the farm!

Bonjour everybody!What a time we had building up to halloween! We had so many ideas and turn them into reality thanks to Chris and Kara and of course all of you who are supporting us.I never used to celebrate halloween as it was never really a thing in France when was younger.Since I met Chris and Kara it has become a MUST event! we dressed up, had...
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Festive season and baby animals calendar!

Bonjour everybody!The festive season is approaching so fast! I am so happy to have my calendar available now, I have put lots of time, love, skills and pleasure into creating each piece keeping in mind that I wanted each month to bring the warm feeling that we had this year taking care of our baby animals at the farm.The feedback we have had w...
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Painting Trigger the pig's bottom!

Bonjour everybody!Ok, I think this is the funniest painting I have ever done so far! Creativity can be triggered (No pun intended) by a lot of things but creating merchandise has been a very interesting journey so far.Painting Trigger the Pig's bottom is an idea I had a while ago, it was just about to find the time between the farm and all the proj...
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Kitty cat Playing with Wool

Bonjour everybody!My paintings are all about feeling good, warm inside and creating smiles and this little kitten is exactly that!I have been wanting to create this painting for so long and here it is! Now, I also like challenges and the ball of wool was one of them. As a painter, you always have many thoughts about how you are going to create...
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Commission Time

Bonjour everybody!This is "commissions time" mostly with Christmas coming up faster than we think as always!I am very happy to be able to not only show you my latest painting but also have the opportunity to take you through the making of it with the video I have linked below for you!I am so pleased about the demands and requests  I have at th...
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Learning a new form of Art

Bonjour everybody!I am always ever so busy with painting or my illustrations, I am pleased to announce that I now have all my illustrations for my calendar and it not only feels good to see them all together but seeing the project taking shape and becoming real is very rewarding!But this is still a task that I am doing mostly behind the scene ...
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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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