LAst month I posted some pictures of sketch character developments for Ringo the Ringtail Possum and his Australian wildlife friends as I am on a mission to create a picture book for them. This month I thought I would try a few sample images both with pencils and in digital form to get a […]
So here is a run down of all the arty things I’ve been getting up to over the last few weeks… Firstly, I have been setting aside a lot of time for story and character development for Ringo the Ringtail Possum. I would like to finally create a picture book for this cute little […]
It was a lovely day today – sun shining, artists drawing, pelicans flying, boats sinking and Ibis playing cricket. It all happens at Wynnum Creek! Recently moved to Wynnum, I was excited to join the group at the Creek today. I thought I would try experimenting with crayons to get hints of colour into my […]
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 […]
Photo of a sketch from todays visit to Roma St Parklands…
The odd looking guineafowl! Flock of Ibis at the waters edge.Purple Swamphen cruising along the lillypads. Water Dragon coming to shore..
“Hello” This week Hazel had bought a few pots and plants to make the back garden look nice. Well, it didn’t just look nice to us two… Last night I looked up from my sketchbook, and there was a little face looking up at me through the window. It was the little possum, but he […]
Last Thursday was the first Tid by Torchlight tour run by Conservation Volunteer’s Naturewise Conservation Holidays at Tidbinbilla. As it was the first trial run of this tour we got to go along to experience it. It offers a great evening which even includes a bbq at the Visitor Information Centre. The walk itself was pleasant […]