Animal Artist ~ Diane Young

Every Picture tells a story – realistic and stylised animals in art from Manic Illustrations

About Me/Contact

CONTACT DIANE:    email:  

or message me on facebook here

ABOUT ARTIST DIANE YOUNG:Painting by Diane Young - Mouse on a BranchDiane Young Manic Artist of Manic Illustrations

Chances are you have arrived here because you love animals!  On my site you will find fun character animals up to all sorts of antics and more realistic animals along with pet portrait paintings.  I am inspired by nature and love to create animal characters with a hint of humour, and a story to tell. Harvey the Aardvark is a character I created some years ago and has been posted around the world in the form of ACEOs. Storytelling is key to my work, with hints at a narrative and animals featured in poems and folklore. Look for gold leaf which is a favourite embellishment of mine which gives a picture an individual and luxurious look. That extra special commission is just an email enquiry away!



Fun pictures of animal antics created in my attic studio.  Also animal studies, dog portraits and mythology paintings.  Look for images from my Lost Things series (featuring fish, and a pearl ring…) and my Travelling Animals series (a cockerel with a letter, an elephant and more!)


Original animal paintings, ACEO paintings, Pet and Animal Commissions, Animals Prints.

Painting of harris hawk with gold leaf background by artist Diane Young

Harris Hawk with Gold Leaf


For more Pet Portraits click here

Contact me by email if there is something else you require either in design or size.

Gus Commission Dog Portrait painting by Diane Young

Gus: Commission

What ever your reason to visit my website I hope my images will brighten your day.  Harvey the Aardvark is a sunny character with his own Facebook page  Harvey the aardvark

Harvey the Aardvark ACEO by Diane Young

Creative Hub in the Attic!

I. Diane Young Attic Studio    2012-Dec-Art-table

Diane Young artist is available for:Manic Illustrations Logo

Freelance Work & Commissions.

Contact : email –

Copyright © Diane Young 2013 All Rights Reserved.

If you require it there is  more copyright information here.


2 thoughts on “About Me/Contact

  1. Hi! this is Emma From UWE. your website is fantastic! best of luck in the future! one day i am sure something good will come out of all your wonderful illusrations.
    Take Care


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