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SONSI 2016 Exhibit at Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Grimsby Public Art Gallery will be hosting the SONSI 2016 Exhibit during September 17 and November 6, 2016. Along with my own illustrations, there will also be beautiful illustrations on …

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Sketching at the Ramsay Wright Zoological Laboratory, Toronto, ON

This past Saturday, June 11, 2016, I had an amazing opportunity to visit the Ramsay Wright Zoological Laboratory at the University of Toronto. As a member of the Southern Ontario …

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Boreal Chickadee in the studio

Work is coming along pretty well. Today I have been working on the branch using watercolours. Actual size of the illustration is 17 inches wide by 11.25 inches high.

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Boreal Chickadee

  There is no question that this bird illustration is time consuming, but I am hoping to create a realistic representation of it. In order to accomplish that, the illustration …

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Boreal Chickadee in progress

As I work on the feathers, I am already thinking ahead about how I will illustrate the branch.

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Ready, set, colour…

The tedious process of illustrating feathers has begun. I’m using .2 mm embossing stylus along with Faber-Castell Colour Pencils.

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Boreal Chickadee Illustration

The Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonica is an extremely rare visitor to Niagara Region. I’ve chosen to illustrate this particular bird for its beautiful colouring. This illustration will be mixed media …

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Boreal Chickadee Illustration

Another bird illustration in the beginning stages. Rough sketches first and then I’ll transfer to watercolour paper and begin illustration, most likely with watercolour and coloured pencils.

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Designing a wedding invite

Currently searching for Caribbean style graphics, deciding on colour scheme and fonts for Bryan and Levi’s wedding invite. I love this stage of the design process! Can’t wait to reveal the …

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Wrapped up another artshow

Today was the closing of the SONSI artshow which was held at the Balls Falls Conservation Area. Next show will be at the Grimsby Public Library later this fall. Hope …

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