Friday, September 23, 2016

A New Zealand Little Owl

A New Zealand Little Owl (Athene Noctua).
India Ink, Schaeffer calligraphy pen.

A gratuitous photo of a Dolphin, somewhere near Foster, NSW, Australia.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Some watercolor portraits

Some watercolor portrait sketches on Arches A4 paper.

 Above: sketched with pencil first

Above: No preliminary pencil sketch - just painted straight on.

Above: Just painted - no preliminary pencil sketch. For a just a quick, straight watercolour sketch, I'm pretty happy with it.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Mailart: Morepork sketch

Another sketch of the morepork looking back over its wing, this time on an envelope.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Another Little Owl sketch

Schaeffer pen (thanks again Kerrieann!) and india ink.

Gratuitous photo of the view from the top of somewhere in the Tararua Ranges.

Sketch: Little Owls

India ink, Schaeffer pen

Friday, September 9, 2016

Mail art: Otters and the view from our house

Above: Mail art sketch of otters

Above: Mail art sketch of the view form our deck, looking out over the Hutt Valley

A gratuitous photo of the view form the top of Mount Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand