My milky pen (the only other medium I use apart from pencil) came in handy in this drawing to add some texture to the breast of this plucky Acacia Pied Barbet, easily recognised by the patches of red and yellow on its forehead
- Scientific name: Tricholaema leucomelas
- Found mostly in Southern African countries in arid savanna, grassland and fynbos. Also a common garden inhabitant
- Leucomelas, the second part of the scientific name combines the words leuco, meaning white and melas, meaning black, referring to the two dominant colours of the bird
All prints are individually signed by the artist. They are mounted with a black core mount-board and a solid backing board and are therefore ready to be framed. A bright white Colotech+ paper is used and the inks are archival. Picture sizes include the mount board.