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Flowering Pohutukawa have started appearing in my sketches — a sure sign that Christmas must be here! Pohutukawa are found along the coast of the upper North Island, the blooms come out around Christmas every year and have no petals, consisting instead of hundreds of bright red stamens. This is Devonport above on Auckland's North Shore, looking up Devonport's main drag past the old Esplanade Hotel with pohutukawa in the foreground. Below is the old green keepers cottage at Victoria Park in…
Sacred NZ Kingfisher
A commissioned piece done in colours that are mostly true to the bird. They have the most beautiful turquoise, blue and green blended feathers. With this one I have tried to capture some of the movement in the wings and have positioned the Kingfisher like he is about to land or catch something.