Following my recent visits to Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, I have a variety of great photos and sketches of birds and mammals – lots of inspiration!
When I first started photography, my aim was simply to take my own art reference photos to work from. This means that, as well as focussing on high quality images for my photographic portfolio, I also often take and keep shots that are of lesser quality – the raven was a great example of this: in all of the photos, the bird was sitting directly behind the aviary bars, which meant getting a clear image was impossible. However, I thought it would make a great drawing subject:
This drawing is now available as prints and on various products through my Redbubble page.