This Cassowary drawing is one I completed as part of my HSC Art Major Works - a long time ago..... I used the fine rotring pen that I have resurrected for my recent illustration course work and used watercolour pencils for the colouring. Cassowary are huge scary birds - they have large, dangerous toed feet... Continue Reading →
This was the final set drawing for the short botanical illustration course I finished last week. It is Banksia serrata - Saw banksia - which I featured in a previous post. The challenge now is to try a variety of subjects in this illustrative style and improve my skill in this area.
The New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae or - Karearea (Moari name) - is an endangered bird species that is only found in New Zealand. Falcons for Grapes is a program that has been established in some vineyards where a pair of New Zealand Falcons is introduced into a vineyard to reduce the damage to the... Continue Reading →
I have been doing just a short course on Botanical Illustration at the local adult community education. Although I draw all my designs most of which are botanical and I see my linocuts as botanical linocuts, I have never done any formal training in botanical illustration. So I am doing a short 4 week course....here... Continue Reading →