Category Archives: BIRDS and their secrets

Stuart the Apple Tree

I had the pleasure of making this illustration for a story by Tracy Wang, creator of the lovely I am the First Bite website, filled with stories for children that are accompanied by delicious looking recipes. You can read the … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Sunbathers

It’s been a busy time, and I’ve been neglecting WordPress a bit because of it..! Here’s a sketchbook page of some straight-to-ink summery sunbathers I drew in the park a while ago.                 … Continue reading

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Around the river-bend

  I did some outdoors sketching during a brief glimmer of sunshine, but the on-flowing mysteries past the broad river-bend were barred by a beaked guardian.

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Dance of the watercolour blob critters

It’s a little late, but hope you had a very happy Easter time!   After drawing these straight-to-pen, flower-sprouting chicks onto watercolour blobs I had a go at some gif making practice (my second so far!). Part of me wishes I could … Continue reading

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Featuring a few Australian birds

A little while ago I had the pleasure of painting this commission of my cousin and her fiancé, who both studied birds in Australia, commissioned by my other cousin, Marjolein, as a gift. Rosellas are Leonie and Raoul’s particular area of expertise, but … Continue reading

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Birds & Jumpers & wishes

Hello and belated wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays as well as a wonderful New Year’s Eve today! Sorry for not posting more, it’s been a time of winter walks, family sofa dwelling, frosted trees and great guzzling. … Continue reading

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TY Cafe drawing

A sketchbook drawing from when I visited the TY Seven Dials cafe recently when I was in London. So happy to see the print of my Seoul messenger birds illustration  up on the wall there! I took a picture of it … Continue reading

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Inktober Tree Dwellers

I like taking part in Inktober (drawing something with ink and putting it up every day of the month October). I draw almost every day of the year in any case, but this is an incentive to finish something every day, however small. However, … Continue reading

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Messenger Birds over Seoul

A few months ago I spent a beautiful, delicious, and supremely relaxed week in South Korea with one of my besties. This drawing is based on the view from our hostel room, with its vista of leafy streets, mixed traditional and … Continue reading

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Grand new visitor

  Woodpeckers are notoriously vain and who can blame them.  

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