Posts tagged - birds

Garden Birds

Posted on August 15th, 2015

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We’ve been trying to encourage more birds to visit our little patch of garden this year.  In January we hung a nectar feeder, and have watched in awe as more and more tui have arrived to sip from it.  We’ve even seen a kaka there on the odd occasion – before it gets chased off […]

Birds We’ve Seen in 2015: 21-30

Posted on July 21st, 2015

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I’m steadily adding to my collection of bird drawings for 2015.  I’ve drawn more than half of the birds that we’ve seen this year, and have been enjoying the time and space this project gives me to spend drawing – something that I love to do but for some reason just don’t do often enough. […]

Printing Experiments

Posted on November 11th, 2014

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For the past few weekends I’ve been working on printing my ‘birds with banners’ blocks and also replenishing my supply of cards in the older designs.  I don’t have an art studio as such, so our little lounge has had prints at various stages of drying, printing and painting laid out on any available space. […]