Tag Archives: Birds

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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Good wishes going out to roost

Happy Chinese New Year! Hope the year of the rooster brings you good health and happiness!

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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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In-East Exhibition

My Messenger Birds over Seoul illustration is also on show elsewhere: there’s a small exhibition of my drawings up in the East Asian departmental hall of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany! Featured are dozens of sketchbook drawings, paintings, journal comics,and … 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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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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