Tarja Barton Illustrator

Boreal Chickadee in progress

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

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.

House Finch Illustration – June 29, 2015

House Finch Illustration. Watercolor and Faber-Castell Polychromos color pencils. ©2015 Tarja K. Kuronen.

Inkberry Studio merchandise for sale at society6.com

Just joined society6.com to experiment with selling some of my Inkberry Studio illustrations. Some of the products include coffee mugs, pillows, mobile cases, giclée and canvas prints as well as tote bags. Check out my shop here http://society6.com/inkberrystudio… Read More

Watercolour/Mixed Media Workshop – Antique Cutlery and Cranberries

Final painting completed today! Mostly painted in watercolour with some detail and highlights in Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils. This past December, I became a member of the Pelham Art Association. They offer a variety of workshops and collaboration for local artists and… Read More

House Finch ‘Carpodacus mexicanus’ illustration – work in progress

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

Northern Cardinal Illustration

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.