Tag Archives: birds

Flamingo illustration.

Just a simple illustration I painted using graphic design software.  I didn’t want too much detail, I just aimed to capture the warmth and the movement in this scene. I’m starting a National Diploma in Graphic Design in September, so I’m brushing up on my digital illustration skills 😀

Heron Illustration

This is a little illustration inspired by the beautiful photography of Kaycatt on flickr. Here is a link to her work. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluegreycat/sets/72157600046323187/ She kindly gave me permission do use her photography as reference material.

Greylag Geese-Colour Sketch.

Just thought I’d upload this little blendable pencil drawing I did for my sister Amy last week, two greylag geese from the park. I didn’t have much time to do it, so I went for an impressionistic, oriental feel. ~Owen~

Birds Of Prey project-New Zealand CaraCara Bird

Recently we saw a birds of prey display team fly some amazing birds around South Park.  Ben Potter, The team leader, kindly allowed me to take some reference photographs of the birds up close.  One of the biggest characters of the show was the CaraCara bird. This bird was smart, and incredibly cheeky. The moment […]

Swan sketch in carbon and ink

Just a quick carbon and ink sketch. I liked the viewpoint in this one. I might add an extra ink wash to the background, to tidy it up a bit.

Small swan study in acrylic and ink.

Just thought I’d post this small study I did this afternoon, another swan from the nature reserve.  I did this one in acrylic white paint, adding shadows with diluted ink. I’m thinking about doing a large graphite and carbon drawing of this..