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Wildlife Illustration – Tawny Frogmouth 1

This was my first attempt in recent years at Fauna Illustration – a Tawny Frogmouth illustration using rotring pens and lots and lot and lots of dots! The basic technique involves using dots to create the image – the closer the dots the deeper the tone. I would like to try the Tawny Frogmouth illustrations with some light watercolour as well.

Copyright – Lynette Weir
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WILDLIFE ILLUSTRATION – Tawny Frogmouth 2

Love these birds!

The first image shows the early stages of the Tawny Frogmouth Glare.

After drawing it up lightly on watercolour paper I added some light underwashes of colour with watercolour.

I have then been slowly working using a rotring pen with black ink with tiny (and sometimes what seems endless!) dots to create the detail…it’s getting there…slowly…

Below is the completed illustration/drawing.

Copyright – Lynette Weir