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Name: Emma Miller  
Country: UK  Date: 5 Nov 2009 16:43:10 GMT

Comment: We love your work, it brightens up our home. Thank you for sharing your talent. xx love Emma xx

Name: Polly Stredder
Country: UK  Date: 5 Nov 2009 16:43:57 GMT

Comment: Gary, I just love your work, met you a long time ago in Herne Hill my house has lots of prints and friend still stop to look at them. Saving up for my next print. Take care

Name: Ashley Willmott

Country: UK  Date: 19 Nov 2009 22:40:14 GMT

Comment: Gary your work is fantastic it livens up our house. Can you tell me are you going to do the back of the croc?,and the front of the elephants (joy) I think this is a question a lot of pepole would like answed.

Name: Joy Bray  
Country: UK  Date: 1 Dec 2009 19:49:38 GMT

Comment: Wonderful detail and such expressive faces beautifully drawn. I love the use of black and white-pencil and paper, as this seems to lend both a presence and atmosphere to the finished piece. I particularly love all the cats. Great work.

Name: Rob & Hazel Armstrong
Country: UK  Date: 1 Dec 2009 20:07:04 GMT

Comment: Hello Gary, Just got our copy of Grace through....absolutely beautiful! Will look superb alongside Majesty (once we have a massive reshuffle of existing pictures to fit them both together!) - we can't wait for the rest of the series. Good job, well usual. All of our very best wishes. Rob and Hazel.

Name: Steve and Sarah  
Country: UK  Date: 3 Jan 2010 17:00:11 GMT

Comment: Dear Gary, your new year message was a treat and we look forward to seeing you at Nature in Art in September/October and, hopefully, seeing Tattoo in London. We are delighted with our canvas copies of Grace and Majesty and look forward to the others in the series; if of course you have time as you seem so busy. Have a great 2010. Steve and Sarah

Name: Julie Askew
Country: UK  Date: 1 Feb 2010 19:44:32 GMT

Comment: Hey Gary, Great to see your wonderful site... Thank you. Keep missing you at NIA... Best Wishes to you.. Julie.

Name: Claire Crawley
Country: UAE  Date: 25 Mar 2010 16:17:24 GMT

Comment: Thank you for my amazing Gorgeous Too! and the birthday message. She is hung next to Old Tusker. I now have six of your pictures and have just ordered Swimming Polar Bear, which I will collect from the UK when I am over next month. Keep on drawing!! Thanks Claire

Name: mark affleck
Country: UK  Date: 27 Mar 2010 03:22:51 GMT

Comment: thank you for you art. i stopped drawing when i took my "options" in the early eighties. I loved pencil art and now i have your wonderful rhino forever on the top of my arm. My first tattoo at nearly 43

Name: Jon Silwood  

Country: UK  Date: 16 Apr 2010 18:36:41 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary love your work, but you have a lot to answer for, since buying 2 pictures direct from you a couple of months ago I have now purchased another 10 and I am running out of wall space. Please keep up the great work and look forward to getting the jaguar when it comes out.

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Country: ENGLAND   Date: 14 May 2010 21:15:09 GMT

Comment: I am an avid collector of Gary's work i have quite a few of his prints hanging on my walls and i love them, but for various reasons i have to sell them and it hurts .... but i want them to go to collectors of Gary's work send me an e-mail if you are interested and i will tell you what i have available i have the george adamson print with a special added bonus its really special

Name: Freda Huish

Country: UK  Date: 11 Jun 2010 08:10:59 GMT

Comment: just had a new edition to the family, so have given him Baby Love. Have been to see Tattoo,she is brilliant, kind regards Freda

Name: Jack Murray

Country: U.K.  Date: 20 Jul 2010 21:30:15 GMT

Comment: Gary , I felt so priviliged to photograph you with Tattoo in Green Park .I thought he was great - so original - not just painted -oops , no disrespect to the other artists intended ! Im so glad you raised so much money for Born Free by its sale ! Your donations of limited edition prints to the animal charity shop in Battersea where I volounteer are greatly appreciated . Thank you . Jack Murray

Name: jenny may

Country: UK  Date: 28 Aug 2010 16:45:39 GMT

Comment: When I look into my Iberian wolves eyes I feel I am looking at their very souls.I love this picture,I have more prints but none move me in the same way, thanks.

Name: Mark Hutchence

Country: UK  Date: 10 Sep 2010 15:11:29 GMT

Comment: We have just got our "Drawn to the Soul" so pleased with it a great way to capture Gary's work. We would highly recommend the book take time to read the commentary to side is excellent it gives you a real sense of the drawing you could say it brings it to life,we can't put it down Kind Regards Mark and Liz

Name: Steve & Sarah
Country: UK  Date: 13 Sep 2010 18:53:46 GMT

Comment: Dear Gary, the exhibition at Nature in Art is stunning. It was a privelege to be there for the official opening. We met and shared our enthusiasm with the many other admirers of your work. We have been spreading the word encouraging others to go & see the exhibition. If they can't then they should buy the book. A quick congratulations too to all at Nature in Art for their hard work in organising the exhibition and the offical opening. Looking forward to your next picture love Steve and Sarah

Name: Valerie Jones
Country: UK  Date: 19 Sep 2010 14:03:41 GMT

Comment: Congratultions on the excellent website. I've had a great time exploring all the sections and will keep checking back for updates - and to visit the shop, of course!

Name: Dottie Moore  

Country: ENGLAND  Date: 24 Sep 2010 17:30:37 GMT

Comment: Have just a lovely afternoon at Nature in Art enjoying your wonderful "Drawn to the Soul" exhibits. Breathtaking and totally inspiring, so your book is now on my coffee table to share with all my friends. I am a very proud owner of a print of "Jaff", which I adore. Thank you from coming to Sandhurst again.

Name: Mrs Marion Allen
Country: UK  Date: 11 Oct 2010 14:25:43 GMT

Comment: Dear Gary, Just been to see your exhibition at Nature in Art - fantastic! My friend and I met you when you were artist in residence there and we both have your new book. Hoping to get a print soon!

Name: allan newham
Country: UK  Date: 26 Oct 2010 15:38:51 GMT

Comment: I have just bought your bronze sculpture Stealth the bengal tiger she is lovely the quality is stunning i will treasure it for ever.

Name: Caitlin Garden

Country: UK  Date: 5 Nov 2010 21:24:45 GMT

Comment: Hey, im currently making a elephant shoe for my GCSE art, your work is inspirational im 15 years old, and ive done a massive running research page on your work, i think your great! love Caitlin xx

Name: Owen Curran

Country: SCOTLAND  Date: 15 Nov 2010 19:36:29 GMT

Comment: Ibought my first print of yours via Greepeace in 1990 i now have 5 all treasured my favoutite is Humpback Wwhales my wife prefers Cheetah they make me smile when i look at them. Owen

Name: Larry Smith

Country: ENGLAND  Date: 29 Nov 2010 14:36:02 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary,Just got the "Family" meerkats for my birthday-its fantastic, so will add to the collection and looking forward to seeing "Power" when completed.I love them all.Best Regards.Larry

Name: Anne & Bo

Country: ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA  Date: 1 Dec 2010 06:19:19 GMT

Comment: We absolutely adore your work Gary. Our first piece was The Charge, and quite a few more including yours and Dave's excellent book. Most recently I found Soul Mates in a small gallery in the UK after many hours trailing thro internet pages. It was a present for our 20th wedding anniversary. We are big cat lovers, but this just takes the cake! I can't stop looking at it, and sits pride of place in our dining room. Looking forward to your next pieces. Highest regards Anne & Bo

Name: Chas
Country: UK  Date: 22 Dec 2010 15:43:20 GMT

Comment: I have just found this official Gary Hodges site, fantastic, i have 17 prints so far icluding Humpback Whales, Narwhal, Bottle Nose Dolphins, Tigers (Panthera Tigris) Emperer Penguins and my favourite Green Turtle. I am waiting like everyone else for the third of the four big cat series. Keep up your excellent work. Thank you.

Name: Eileen Bardoe

Country: UK  Date: 28 Dec 2010 11:14:54 GMT

Comment: I have just received your "Drawn to the Soul" book as a Christmas present (Thanks to Lisa & Barry). Really pleased with it, beautifully done. Shows some of the prints I already have and also means I can enjoy others not in my collection.

Name: Marion Allen

Country: UK  Date: 5 Jan 2011 11:31:53 GMT

Comment: Gary, I got my wish for Christmas, which was one of your prints and my husband chose the Little Foxes together with Lazy Bones Christmas Card and your book - how lucky am I. Looking forward to seeing you at Nature in Art in May when I might just have to buy something else!

Name: Caroline Higgins
Country: UK  Date: 15 Feb 2011 13:21:45 GMT

Comment: My husband has managed to buy 90/100 canvas print of Soul Mates for our Wedding Anniversary (think he has been searching for months), Gary it is the most amazing thing ever, thanks for the beauty it brings to our house X

Name: Cally Smith
Country: UK  Date: 15 Feb 2011 14:04:43 GMT

Comment: Gary, your work is truly stunning, and i hope to purchase a print from you very soon. Thank you so very much for all the charities that you support, every one of them deserves all the help they can get, and purchasing an amazing piece of artwork from you is a lovely way to contribute.

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Country:   Date: 11 Apr 2011 16:46:24 GMT

Comment: Dear Gary, our canvas version of Power has arrived o now we have all three. Fantastic.

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Country: UK  Date: 10 May 2011 09:12:50 GMT

Comment: Dear Gary, Further to my message of 12th October 2010, I am now the proud owner of Little Foxes, Drawn to the Soul and have just pre-ordered Blaze! Looking forward to seeing you again at Nature in Art at the end of the month.

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Country: UK  Date: 27 May 2011 15:43:42 GMT

Comment: It was lovely to see you again today at Nature in Art and even lovelier to get my print of Blaze from you rather than the postman! Thought you would be amused to know that I took it to be framed that very afternoon. Hope you have an enjoyable time in Gloucestershire. See you next year?

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Country: UK  Date: 27 Jul 2011 10:46:32 GMT

Comment: i'm only 14 years old but i'm inspired by your work, your my art hero. I tried to create some of my wildlife drawings but they're no where near as good as yours. I love looking at the as the just make me feel peaceful and closer to the earth. I have 'Vanishing' and 'Bracken' on my wall and i have your book 'Drawn to the soul'its amazing, hopefully at some point in the future i will be able to get 'Gorgeous Too' as i have always loved giraffes. many thanks for everything you do, Laura :D

Name: Hannah Joyce Email: 
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Country: UK  Date: 26 Aug 2011 19:00:09 GMT

Comment: Fell in love with your work over 20 yrs ago and have the pleasure of owning "Tree Frog" and "Bengal Tigress & Cub". Have been asked to sell them a few times but love them too much to part with them.

Name: Roxanne
Country: CANADA  Date: 24 Sep 2011 19:45:35 GMT

Comment: Where would a person go to order you elephant art? I have never seen one in real life, but that doesn't stop me from loving them. My dream one day is to go to Africa to volunteer for the elephants in anyway I can!

Name: Vicky Waterhouse k
Country: UK  Date: 2 Oct 2011 17:38:57 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary I just wanted to say that im doing a art and design national extended diploma course and i have always loved drawing animals, you have inspired me to be just like you :) which is i think a wildlife illastrater :) x

Name: miss stone
Country: BRITAIN  Date: 31 Oct 2011 21:40:01 GMT

Comment: My mum is a big fan, she has met you at Nature in Art where she has volunteered for many years. I am going to buy your book for her birthday, which she will love very much.Thank you so much for donating to wildlife...if only other wildlife donated to preserve what they painted! It is another reason for supporting you!

Name: Johanna Copeland
Country: AUSTRALIA  Date: 16 Jan 2012 13:49:27 GMT

Comment: Beautiful.... Mum (Gill ex EIA) sends her love to you and Dave, hopes you're both well

Name: Gary Simmons

Country: UK  Date: 19 Jan 2012 18:24:06 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary. I would just like to say thank you for the wonderful art you have created, I am blessed to have 6 pieces. After a bad time my partner bought me Soulmates,it is stunning and my favourite, also after my Mum died he bought me Georgeous to cheer me up, but of course it made me cry, its such a pretty drawing. My first was the re-print of Polar Bear swimming, I remember seeing it in the window and having to go back after which I had to have it. Your work means a lot to me, and is admired by evryone who visits our home. Thank You.

Name: Lesley
Country: ENGLAND  Date: 20 Jan 2012 13:10:04 GMT

Comment: You truly are the most amazing pencil wildlife artist in the world Gary ..Your work and passion has inspired me to strive for perfection with my work ,but alas , still got a long way to go before I can match your perfection ... Just LOVE your work !! x

Name: steve and sarah
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Date: 9 Jun 2012 10:35:36 GMT

Comment: Hello Gary, lovely to see you again at Nature in Art. Touching is great new print. The new postcards are great too. The postcard book is so much more than it seems with the details of each print etc. Hope you managed to draw a little more of the turtle print. All the best and keep drawing. Steve and Sarah

Name: Leigh Rossin
Country: LEICESTER  Date: 14 Jun 2012 17:34:53 GMT

Comment: WOW, once again gary doesn't dissapoint. Just received the new post card book. Very pleased to see "in dreams" as this was the first purchase. Well done gary. Looking forward to your future work. Leigh

Name: Jill Williams Email:

Date: 2 Jul 2012 11:02:49 GMT

Comment: Hello Gary, Just letting you know that I have taken the signed prints Touching & Spirit of Elsa to the Local Art shop to be framed. There is something very engaging about Elsa, indeed when I left I felt like I was leaving a very cherished pet at the vets!!! Still I will be collecting her from there soon, together with my Elephants. I can't wait!! Thank you for bringing something beautiful into my home. ( Apart from my Cocker Spaniel Lexsi that is)!.

Name: Carole A
Country: UK  Date: 29 Jul 2012 10:33:58 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary You are so amazing and talented by the work you do.I am toataly inspired by you and try to achieve the level you continue to do. Gary I am privalaged to be able to see your work always at it's best and forgive me when I say use you as my mentor to see time works .Patience is the key to see you finish works .wow and wow again your brill! xxx from alway an avid fan Carole from Barnsley South Yorkshire. PS.We have the polar bear swmming in our froom hanging on the wall with pride and I have your autograph.

Name: Alexis

Country: BRITAIN  Date: 8 Sep 2012 12:09:04 GMT

Comment: After giving our print of Humpback Whales to daughter for her birthday (we promised she could have it when we passed away but decided to give her the pleasure of the print now) we replaced it by group framing all 22 of your postcards and the resulting picture looks absolutely splendid. The framer did a most splendid job and we can't stop admiring the finished result. Your work is so inspiring and greatly admired. What a wonderful gift you have and what a wonderful gift you have given to people.

Name: Kathy

Country: UK  Date: 20 Oct 2012 10:56:45 GMT

Comment: Just wanted to say how much I love your work. I volunteer at the Wildlife Aid Foundation in Leatherhead and saw some of your pictures at another volunteers house. I have since been collecting. "Friendship" moves me to tears and I've just managed to source this from a Gallery. I'm so excited about recieving it. I'm also trying to source "Dreams" & "Lion". My house will be full of your prints for friends and family to admire.

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Country: UK  Date: 27 Dec 2012 17:36:14 GMT

Comment: Love all your work Gary. As I already told you, I now have three of your Hippo drawings. The last one Shimmer was my Christmas present foir this year, 2012.

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Country: UK USA  Date: 5 Jan 2013 17:52:12 GMT

Comment: I am a Brit out in Arizona and just found your work today and am utterly spellbound. I love all animals but wolves and big cats are a passion of mine from birth to death. Your work is incredible, just beyond words, exceptional.

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Country: AUSTRALIA  Date: 28 Jan 2013 01:24:39 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary love the work,. As self taught , "drawer",, what paper do you use . A rough textured surfuace OR a smooth surface .. I tried to draw an elephane on rough textured paper , but the textures " shows through when i 'smudge with my finger'. in the youtube vid u'r using a odd looking pencil with a black tip , wots that? best wishes. frustrated elephant drawer christina.

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Country: ENGLAND  Date: 5 Mar 2013 09:54:27 GMT

Comment: Hello Gary - I would like to say a great big "Thank You" for the pleasure that your wonderful art has given me, and my younger son Austin - I bought "Polar Bear Swimming" for him for his 50th birthday, and recently gave him "Under The Ice" too. My walls are full of your big cats, "Soulmates", "Serenity" and of course my favourite, "Sabu" (of which I also have the Bronze statuette). My dream is to obtain the "Snow Leopard" then my life would be complete. Words are not enough to thank you.

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Country: UNITED KINGDOM  Date: 18 Mar 2013 22:13:51 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary just wanted to say I so love your big cats I am one of the lucky oneswho own the snow leopard picture and canvase, thank tou so much

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Country: USA  Date: 28 Apr 2013 22:30:22 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary, this is Jaime whom you met at Las Caletas lodge in Costa Rica. I was just checking out your website and your artwork is amazing! Its so beautiful. I'll have to check out your facebook page. I hope you and Dave had a great trip in the Galapagos!

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Country: USA  Date: 29 Apr 2013 19:51:51 GMT

Comment: Hi Gary, this is Jaime whom you met at Las Caletas Lodge in Costa Rica. I think your artwork is amazing! So beautiful. I'll have to check out your facebook page. I hope you and Dave enjoyed your trip to the Galapagos!

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Country: UK  Date: 1 Dec 2013 08:46:39 GMT

Comment: Gary, My first purchase was the Ostrich, which remains my fave with its cheeky look and amazing detail. Since then I have bought several more including your amazing Polar Bear Swiimming. My friends and family are always amazed that these are pencil drawings and not photos! I just love them. My sis collects penguins, and you sent me one from your private collection so that she could complete the set for her birthday, and she has collected ever since. No other animal pencil artist comes close!

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Country: UK  Date: 1 Dec 2013 08:46:52 GMT

Comment: Gary, My first purchase was the Ostrich, which remains my fave with its cheeky look and amazing detail. Since then I have bought several more including your amazing Polar Bear Swiimming. My friends and family are always amazed that these are pencil drawings and not photos! I just love them. My sis collects penguins, and you sent me one from your private collection so that she could complete the set for her birthday, and she has collected ever since. No other animal pencil artist comes close!

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Comment: Just received my 'postcard book' fantastic! really great quality and the drawings are superb, thanks you for the speedy delivery too!

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Country: UK  Date: 20 Apr 2014 12:15:27 GMT

Comment: Just to say how lovely it was to meet you again today at Nature in Art and thank you for the dedication in Heart and Soul. I have spent the last couple of hours just looking at the pictures, quite magnificent.

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Comment: Gary I met you at Nature in Art and just wanted to let you know that I am loving your new book Heart & Soul. It's full of so many wonderful drawings, I hope to add to my collection of prints soon!

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Country: UK  Date: 6 May 2014 16:12:42 GMT

Comment: Just had to let you know that I was laughing out loud with the telling of the filmless camera and then in tears at the demise of Bish. Best book I have ever owned, thank you.

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Country: UK  Date: 8 May 2014 09:49:54 GMT

Comment: My grandaughter saw Cheeky Monkey for the first time the other day, so having got fed up with waiting to inherit my prints I have just bought it for her!

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Country: U K  Date: 11 Nov 2014 20:40:23 GMT

Comment: Hello, my name is Melissa, from U K, and I want to express my gratitude for the extensive work you have done over the past week. It was a pleasant feeling a lot of warmth and peace flowed through to me I believe. I felt immediately calmer when the you cast the magic spell and the feeling stayed with me through-out the next couple of weeks. I wish to convey that I have received my results this morning. I was shy to return the talisman to nature and I must tell you I could feel a pulse from it. Or a slow rhythmic juddering. A vibration even, to the extent I can hold it; and I feel the imprint of the vibration in my hand when I take it out again, as this is my first ever experience doing anything like this I feel the need to record every moment of it. I look forward to the next chapter in this my spell and help work.Prophet Lord you are the best i will always be great-full to you.

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Country: USA  Date: 4 Mar 2015 22:45:36 GMT

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Country: UK  Date: 13 Apr 2015 18:01:38 GMT

Comment: I bought number 627 of the limited edition print of the snow tiger more than 15 years ago for around 70 at the time. I felt really guilty going home and telling my husband as it was nearly as much as I earned in a week at the time! He loved it too thank goodness. I didn't realise what the cash value was till recently but I would never sell it. It is very much loved! My beautiful snow leopard reclines above my mantelpiece, I often feel like reaching up and stroking one of its soft paws. Thank you Gary for sharing your talent with us and helping to support all these vulnerable creatures.


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