A portfolio cover page for my last illustration class in college. We were to create a hieroglyph that represented us in some way, and this is the result.
Watercolor and gouache
Paper Nautilus Chromolithograph 1890
fawn-lorn: Nautilus - Its Jeffs favourite animal and they have one at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco so I’m hoping we’ll get to make a trip there before we head back to England in February.
Animaux perdus [“Lost Animals” - colloquial term for extinct creatures]
Dictionnaire Pittoresque d’Histoire Naturelle et des Phenomenes de la Nature. F. E. Guerin, 1833.