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AVES: TROCHILIDAE PT. 2

Another in the hummingbird series, ‘Shining-green’ or Lepidopyga goudoti of Columbia and Venezuela, explores the use of watercolours only and places far more emphasis on both the details of the plumage, the posture and overall character and composition of the subject. Multiple application and layering techniques were used to achieve[…]

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KOI

These pieces form part of a long term project exploring fine detail line art and cultural symbolism in elements of the natural world. Koi fish have a long history in Chinese and Japanese cultures. Over time they developed symbolic meanings attached to their characters, the directions in which they swim[…]

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AVES: TROCHILIDAE PT. 1

An ongoing study of multiple hummingbird species, exploring the mediums of ink and watercolour through various techniques to find beautiful and effective ways of depicting this magical family of the animal kingdom with these tools. Hummingbirds have had a special place in my heart since childhood. My work Hummingbirds  explores[…]

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NATURE MANDALAS

A collection of 8 black and white mandalas, available as metal prints on Displate. Sometimes you just have to follow life’s natural flow. I’ve always loved drawing, but life took me on very different paths. After years of not picking up my sketchbook, I suddenly felt an undeniable urge to[…]

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