Where my mom lives, there’s an event hosted by a big birdwatching group called the “Hour of Winter Birds.” Every January, people count the birds in their backyards and submit their findings, and the group makes an amazing interactive map out of the data. For Christmas, I took the five most common birds in my mom’s area according to the map (eurasian tit, eurasian tree sparrow, great tit, house sparrow, and common blackbird) and made an illustration out of them for her. It was very nostalgic to remember the species I’d seen at the birdfeeder so many times!
Churt the Gopher
My wonderful and lovely friend has successfully sucked me into her fountain pen obsession by sending me some of her pens and inks. I’m still really bad at traditional drawing (really bad!) but I used them to draw a quick gift for my dad when he visits next week. When I was little, my dad would […]