Tarja Barton Illustrator

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.

Boreal Chickadee in progress

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

Ready, set, colour…

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

House Finch Illustration – June 29, 2015

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

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.

InkberryStudio etsy.com shop is open!

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.