Posts tagged - nz bird art

Screen Printing Adventures

Posted on August 8th, 2015

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I’ve recently started an evening screen-printing course at Inverlochy Art School.  We’ve had two classes so far – in the first, we learned how to get our image onto a screen using the photographic emulsion process, then in the second we learned how to print a two-colour image using our screens. I wasn’t very prepared […]

Linocut Progressions: Miromiro, Tomtit

Posted on October 30th, 2014

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The third of my birds with banners is this little miromiro, or tomtit.  I tried to capture the tomtit’s inquisitive nature in this carving. I have some tomtit prints drying at the moment – will post them here soon!

Charlie the Cheeky Kea

Posted on May 7th, 2014

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I was stoked to get a custom order request from a friend in Melbourne last week.  She asked me to make a framed embroidery of a kea. In case you’re not from around here, the kea is a beautiful bird found only in New Zealand.  It’s an alpine parrot, and likes to live amid snowy […]