Manning, Douglas A.

Born and educted in England, Douglas A. Manning studied at the "London Central School of Art". At the end of World War II, Douglas Manning joined the Metro-

Goldwin-Meyer British Studios as chief matte artist, working on such famous productions as "Quo Vadis", "Ivanhoe". "Knight of the round table" etc...

Douglas Manning come to Canada in 1957 and worked as a freelance commercial artist in Toronto for 6 years, before accepting an offer to join the National Film Board in Montreal.

During this time Douglas Manning continued to develop his own particular technique of fine detail work. Later he devoted his full time to the canvas allowing his love of animals to comme to the fore. This trend which has now fully blossomed is seen in all the magnificent studies he produces of many endangered animals.

His work is found in many galleries in Montreal, Vancouver, London (England), New-Zeland and U.S.A.