Craig Platt NZ wildlife artist, New Zealand birds artist, Auckland illustrator, NZ birdlife, Kingfisher, Tui oil painting, Pukeko
Art by the Sea art gallery specializes in fine NZ arts and crafts, with a huge range of original, fine New Zealand and Maori arts and crafts.
Inked Fantail - kiwiana
This was part of a series that was commissioned. Each of the New Zealand birds in this set is done in an inked 'tattoo' style. Various outline thickness has been used to create depth. This one is mostly in neutral/realistic colours with a splash of brighter colours. All the backgrounds are similar with a blue blur and a few hashes.
Fantail 2 - kiwiana
Done on request, thanks Rebecca :) The New Zealand Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa) is a small insectivorous bird. A common fantail found in the South Island of New Zealand, also in the North Island as subspecies Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis, the Chatham Islands as Rhipidura fuliginosa penita and formerly (now extinct) the Lord Howe Island as Rhipidura fuliginosa cervina. Also known as the Pied Fantail (pied morph only) or by its Maori name, PÄ«wakawaka or TÄ«wakawaka). The species is…
Mary Taylor – Parnell Gallery
Mary Taylor was born in Devonport, Auckland in 1948. She was educated at Auckland University, Teachers College and later, Massey University. She was formerly a teacher and has worked as a professional artist since 1983.
(Couldn't find artist) Southern Cross New Zealand ~ Retro Posters. I loved this poster as it reminded me of "Good Night Kiwi". The stars are definitely the first thing I noticed which means the designer has done well since this is marketing the Southern Cross. The light on the fire on the beach blends in with the lights in the campervan and reflection off the truck. A poster of warm, summer nights in NZ. A real family feel with the dog on the blanket too.
Mary Taylor NZ printmaker artist, NZ prints, NZ limited edition etchings, NZ rare birds prints
New Zealand prints at Art by the sea, fine art gallery in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand