Author: Tarja


Common Kingfisher Illustration

Step 1: Pencil Sketch For my first project of the year, I’ve decided to illustrate a Kingfisher. My first attempt at drawing this bird was back in 2014, which was …

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Common Kingfisher Illustration January 2020

For my first project of the year, I’ve decided to illustrate a Kingfisher. My first attempt at drawing this bird was back in 2014, which was commissioned by a bird …

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Hand Drawn Lettering

From pencil sketch to final vector format For me the most traditional way of beginning a lettering project starts with good quality paper and sharp pencils. There is something about …

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Inktober2019 – Fish

As I am creating this drawing I realized that i am pretty sure I have never drawn a fish before! Subject of my illustration is the number seven in the …

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Inktober 2019 – Botanical

For my first Inktober challenge, I decided to follow the ‘Inktober2019 Natural Science Version’. My first attempt is a Botanical illustration of a hibiscus branch drawn with Staedtler pigment liner …

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Work in progress bird illustration

Still a little cool outside, so I decided to sit down in my studio and continue my work on the Great Tit bird illustration.

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Great Tit Illustration

Work in progress March 26, 2019.

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Red-Breasted Nuthatch

©2019 Tarja K. Kuronen. Inkberry Studio Illustration & Design. Red-Breasted Nuthatch mixed media illustration using Watercolour, Graphite & Faber-Castel Polychromos Colour Pencils. Illustrated on Canson PleinAir Illustration Board. Original artwork …

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Natural History Illustration Certificate Nov. 2018

Earlier this year I participated in an online course titled  ‘Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration’ . The lessons, drawing assignments and online critiques & discussions with other …

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Chrysanthemum

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