As a certified science illustrator, I’m fascinated with technical illustrations such as my warthog and sea star arm, but I also enjoy using a traditional science illustration style to create fine art. Here are just a few examples of my work; click on an image for a better view.
Invertebrate lifecycle illustration: Oregon silverspot (Speyeria zerene hippolyta). Watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil, graphite on Fabriano 300# hot press watercolor paper.
Invertebrate illustration: White-spotted green rose chafer (Cetonia aurata). Colored pencil, graphite and carbon dust on Duralar film.
Invertebrate illustration: Chocolate chip sea star arm (Protoreaster nodosus). Pen and ink on paper.
Wildlife in-situ illustration: Female kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon). Watercolor, pen and ink on watercolor paper.
Mammal anatomical illustration: Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus). Three layers, colored pencil on Duralar, Photoshop.
Wildlife in situ illustration: North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis). Watercolor, pen and ink on watercolor paper.
Botanical illustration: Pee Gee Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ and Silvery Blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus). Watercolor, colored pencil, pen and ink on watercolor paper.