Birds

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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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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SPRING GROVE DAM

2019 is the year I lived in one of my most favourite places in this country. It was a house less than 20 metres from the edge of a beautiful dam, with a huge garden and a patio of windows framing the most gorgeous sunrise and sunset views over the[…]

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