My illustrated Guide to Waders and Shorebirds poster is a great creative gift for bird lovers.
Illustrated bird guides have been an enduring illustration and design classic over the decades, they showcase wonderful drawing as well as being educational.
Inspired by vintage illustrated avian posters, I've grouped my collection of watercolour and ink waders and shorebird drawings together to create a beautiful large colour artwork to brighten up your walls.
Printed on high quality archival paper the print has a luxury, tactile finish and features illustrations of the following birds...
6: Ringed Plover
9: Golden Plover
11: Black-tailed Godwit
The print is A3 to allow the intricate illustrations to be displayed to their best potential (you can really see the detail and the stunning use of fine line and watercolour). The size of the poster will make a great impact in both a grouped display or a stand-alone piece.
The print is delivered rolled up in a secure tube wrapped in tissue paper.
This print was created to accompany Dunlin Press' latest book release The Migrant Waders. Each portrait was created on non-textured watercolour paper that absorbs water and ink beautifully and I believe best shows off the quality of the medium. The birds are first drawn as a light sketch, in pencil, loosely highlighting key areas. Then, layers of watercolour washes are applied, each heavily diluted, to gradually build up the colours – this provides interesting combinations of hues and texture. I then apply detail with a range of black felt tips – I love the way the different nibs allow me to work up the texture of each feather and capture the character of the plumage. Some pieces are heavily layered with black ink detail, others only need a light touch.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Ella Johnston Art & Illustration within 1 day of receiving payment.
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