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 Nature and Science Illustrators (SONSI), I was able… Read More
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.
As I work on the feathers, I am already thinking ahead about how I will illustrate the branch.
The tedious process of illustrating feathers has begun. I’m using .2 mm embossing stylus along with Faber-Castell Colour Pencils.
The Boreal Chikadee 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 using graphite, watercolours and Faber-Castell polychromos colour pencils…. Read More
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.
House Finch Illustration. Watercolor and Faber-Castell Polychromos color pencils. ©2015 Tarja K. Kuronen.
Work continues on the House Finch illustration this week. So far, I have painted in the background and also the main colour areas for the bird itself. Some detail was added with watercolour round brush No. 3 and… Read More
Earlier illustration which I completed in March 2014. Mixed media water-colour and colour pencil illustration of a Blue Tit. Museum quality giglée prints are available for purchase at Etsy.com
Another illustration completed for the bird series. ‘Cardinalis cardinalis’ Northern Cardinal, female. Mixed media watercolor and Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil on Arches Hot Pressed 140 lb. water-color block.
This week at Inkberry Studio – Giclee prints are now available for purchase through www.etsy.com at my ‘InkberryStudio’ Shop! I will be adding more artwork as they become available.