Monthly Archives: April 2017

Bad birds

I’ve created a seagull character, or several seagulls, based on what I have seen and heard of on the news. Unlike seagulls in real life who can be pretty darn mean, I have centred on mine being mischievous and annoying, but I want them to be laughed at rather than recoiled from.

This has been one of my most fun recent projects, as it has allowed me to get really messy, concentrating on the markings of a seagull, particularly the markings they leave behind!

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Unlike my previous characters, I haven’t written a story as such, but I have concentrated on their real life antics and will create a story based on what I feel will work well for the intended audience of my illustrated works.

I have other projects on the go, including our good old mate, Tiger and his family. I have delved back into the archives, focusing on Tiger’s journey and Tiger playing outside, for my latest projects. It’s funny how looking through old art work can inspire new ideas.

Until next time, stay creative!

Rachel