Rainbow Lorikeet Feather in the Sketchbook Further to yesterdays post about finding a gum leaf in my sketchbook, here is the second gem that I found – a beautiful little feather from a rainbow lorikeet! What gorgeous colours eh?! To add to the cuteness of the feather, I even found it on a page of […]
Gum Leaf in the Sketchbook I was just flicking through a sketchbook that I had recently finished and I cam across two little gems that I collected along my lunchtime walks within Whites Hill Reserve in Brisbane. The first little gem is this gum/eucalypt leaf. The second gem I will reveal tomorrow….
Can I see your Kookaburra sketch? That was the question I was asked on my lunchtime walk today. I showed him so I thought why not show everyone! I just saw this little chap on a branch and 20 seconds into finding my lines a uht hurtles through the reserve and scares the little bird away. […]
Had a day out drawing in Brisbane with my sketching friend Mat today. Out of the scribbles in my sketchbook, this little Bush Stone Curlew sketch seems the most presentable for my blog!!
Today was Septembers meetup for the Brisbane Painting and Drawing Group, and the venue was the awesome Walkabout Creek at Brisbane Forest Park. This group is excellent to meet people with such variety of talent to learn and inspire from. I photographed two of my illustrations from today; one of a cute wallaby […]
Today we visited the Botanic Gardens at Mt Cootha, Brisbane. So as we walk along I take quick sketches of the scenes to try and capture the essence of what I am seeing, usually in only a couple of minutes so not to hold up the walk. when I got home I added some pencil […]
From Thursday: When I got to work this morning I noticed a leaf insect on the veranda not looking very lively so I moved him out of harms way on to a nearby bush in case he would be trodden on. On the bush he still didn’t move and I thought it […]
It’s all about love and companionship this month with Valentines and tropical cyclone Marcia…
Whenever I sketch, a possum always appears…
A couple of sketches from a recent walk up Mount Gravatt. When I first arrived in Oz, I used to mistake termite nests as possible Koalas in trees. Now I see their shapes and wonder what kind of a tree living monster they could be if they started to move around…