Pacific Black Duck – drawing

The Pacific Black Duck is found in most areas of Australia – it’s call can be heard on this website. I love the teal green patch on it’s wing – gives it quite a splash of panash!! I have just … Continue reading

Turning the Table – Drawing and Carving

Just a quick note just to show the very slow progress (due to things like unexpected trips to Sydney) on carving the banksias design. It is also a bit challenging to place all those veins in from the perspective of … Continue reading

Drawing – mistakes, learning and practise

As I noted in the original posting of this drawing “it is not quite right!” I can see that it isn’t and posted it anyway to highlight that things go wrong. The secret is to be able to see the … Continue reading

HSC Major Works from long ago…Drawings…Illustration

A  blast from the past – whilst cleaning up today I came across all my old HSC Drawing Major Works from *cough* years ago…(1981). They are a mixture of watercolour pencils, coloured pencil and (rotring) pen and ink. I must … Continue reading