First Experiments – Ink Swirls and Animal Illustrations

Following on from my last post I've created some quick first experiments using Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks and I really am pleased with the results. Especially for a first try.   I went for three fairly earthy colours as I wanted to keep the palette fairly natural. This is definitely worth pursuing for me. Now … Continue reading First Experiments – Ink Swirls and Animal Illustrations

Antique Animal Illustrations – There’s Potential Here…

I recently found a book on a Brooklyn street sale which I wrote about here: Fanciful Animal Illustration Find. Since then I've been looking at other books by the same publisher (Dover) who have a array of great sounding titles like: 'The Day Of The Dead: A Pictorial Archive Of Dia De Los Muertos' 'Art … Continue reading Antique Animal Illustrations – There’s Potential Here…

The Amazing Bowerbirds on BBC Planet Earth 2

The last episode of the amazing Planet Earth 2 BBC nature documentary series has just finished airing. One of the animals featured was my very favourite and company namesake the Bowerbird! This cheeky bird was stealing good looking items from his neighbours Bower to try and impress the ladies. What goes around comes around though... … Continue reading The Amazing Bowerbirds on BBC Planet Earth 2