I am working on the new Hill & Heathland Birds title at the moment, and have painted a few new species. Golden Plover; Redstart; Crossbill; Red Kite and Woodlark and Great Grey Shrike to finish. I am working on my paintings in a job lot and moving from dark to light (on the most part) … Continue reading Peregrinations
I have literally gone back to the drawing board. Having completed a number of InDesign tutorials, accompanied by lots of Googling and frowning, I think I am getting to know my way around the programming and what means what. I now have my Master Pages consisting of an intro page, a main body page, an … Continue reading Book Progress: getting exciting!
I am fortunate to have heard the cuckoo every year since I moved here in 2008; one year I saw 3 fly from one tree in early summer. There are a fair number of dunnocks around me and they are a preferred host for the cuckoo, and lots of trees to provide the caterpillars that … Continue reading Cuckoo Lino Print
Back in the summer when I was walking my new pup, I found a roe deer antler lying in the field which is quite a rare occurrence as they are normally picked up and chewed by foxes and badgers, and this one was in perfect condition. The antlers are shed in the late autumn and … Continue reading Roe Deer Lino Print