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The effort starts to show.

Art has always been a part of my life in one form or another… it is only recently that have I intentionally made time to practice and improve my results. 359 more words

Art Diary

"Midnight Crow" Tutorial

My goal for this piece was to draw a black bird, using as little black pencil as possible. I wanted to find all the gloss and shimmer in the feathers and draw those brighter colours and leave the black just for the very deepest shadows.  1,518 more words


Boreal Chikadee Illustration

The Boreal Chikadee Poecile hudsonica is an extremely rare visitor to Niagara Region. I’ve chosen to illustrate this particular bird for its beautiful colouring. This illustration will be mixed media using graphite, watercolours and Faber-Castell polychromos colour pencils. 38 more words

Tarja Barton


This is my chair contribution to the #3000chairs project to show my support to Children’s author Nicola Davies’s response to the government’s decision not to allow lone refugee children a safe haven in the UK. 72 more words


All hope is dead

I stared this at least a year ago and found it again?

Here’s some close ups:

Another jade???

This ones a semi redraw of this from a couple years ago