today i framed my last piece for the show. this one was more personal, so i could have kept editing it forever! it’s based on a titi monkey family i followed around while working as a research assistant in bolivia. more stories to come when i get a decent scan.
here they are demonstrating their unique tail-twining behavior, a bonding activity like human hand holding. i really miss these guys.
Yay! My giant orca ecotypes poster arrived today from NOAA. Got a little creased on its journey but it’s still the greatest poster ever. Because it’s covered in orcas.
Seriously? I might/maybe/hope to land an internship with these guys?
i’ve been digging through my old admissions portfolio to find pieces to add to my website. here’s one i still like, though of a depressing subject matter: a great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) caught in an oil spill. it’s been 2 years since the bp deepwater horizon accident and things still aren’t looking good in the gulf. but what can we expect, really. this shit doesn’t just go away.
stippled in micron pen
pink lily from my flower dissection assignment. it looks wonky because i’m still learning watercolor, but i know you’ll still think it’s the greatest, and “like” it anyway, and that is one of the million reasons i love you. happy mother’s day, ma.
these gorgeous illustrations are from the new oxford book of food plants. between the flower dissection critique from last week, and the field guide critique from this week, i’ve been browsing through the class library for inspiration. i think these plates show interesting ways of displaying…