Category Archives: Birds
I am busy trying to transcribe the talk I presented to the Friends of Leith School of Art entitled Birds in Art: Medieval Manuscripts to Flying Creatures for this blog. However, progress is slow so in the meantime I thought I … Continue reading
I was reminded of this Kathleen Jamie poem by a good friend recently – it comes from Jamie’s anthology ‘The Tree House’. I thought I would share it: Landfall There’s not much I can add to this – it sums … Continue reading
During August I finally made some work from the Bass Rock Gannets – bigger monotypes than I have done before and the results are very exciting! A couple of these have been submitted to the annual SWLA exhibition in London … Continue reading
The humble British treecreeper – my mum thinks there are probably loads of treecreepers in Britain but we wouldn’t know either way as they are so well camouflaged! This one is emerging from the multi-coloured Alder tree trunk. I see, … Continue reading
This drawing was made after one of the best bird experiences I have had in the relatively short time I have been actively seeking out birds. I set off, with my friend and fellow artist Leo Du Feu, on … Continue reading
He seems to be everywhere at the moment, which sometimes makes you stop looking at someone’s work, but thanks to http://shelleysdavies.com/ I came across this brilliant Desert Nightscape by Charley Harper.