Tag Archives: Fremantle

Stepping Out

Sometimes I am forced to fully prostrate myself in order to get the reference shot I need for a drawing.  Such was the case for the series of photos I took of this particular silver gull last August.  If anybody … Continue reading

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Just Looking

Scattered between reconnaissance missions and precision dives for fish are periods of standing still – while ever-ready to take off again in an instant.  The tern regards his environment as the light fades around him on a summer’s evening in … Continue reading

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Transit Lounge

Just as we humans wait in designated areas of airports for connecting flights, so birds have their own transit lounges where they rest.  Time for a little preening, gathering of breath, formulating plans, or just looking about. At the port … Continue reading

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Rain Birds

What an unusual event!  Steady rain in Fremantle in January.  And what is more, it is forecast again for tomorrow.   What do the seabirds think of this?  I will head down to the river to see. I had a beautiful … Continue reading

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Rain Bird

Do you remember that a few weeks ago I showed you a drawing of a flying tern?  I called the drawing “Liberation“.  Back when I drew that bird, I also began another drawing of  him (or her), standing on a … Continue reading

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Liberation

On a rainy spring day at the port of Fremantle, a crested tern takes off.   I worked on this drawing during my September art exhibition, only returning to finish it yesterday. After my sense of gloom at world events this … Continue reading

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Port Side

What do I do when all my drawings are finished for an exhibition? [COMING SOON]  An entire body of work is ready and I am now lost for ideas.  I don’t want to draw another Kyoto piece.  No, that is … Continue reading

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