Here is one of John's most unique artworks. This particular piece has been hand drawn by John on the very rustic underside of an old rimu coffee table.
The textures and staining on the timber can only have been created through years and years of having drinks spilled. The rough blue paint around the edge of the artwork only serves to enhance the overall effect.
The Tui has been hand drawn using high quality coloured pencils and it has then been sealed with a matt varnish spray.
Please note this artwork is not suited for outdoor display.
The artwork measures 82.5cm wide and 38cm tall. It comes ready to hang.
One of John's favourite birds to see is the Grey Warbler. They're shy birds that you really have to look for, so it's a lovely reward when you do get to see them.
It was the Grey Warbler's shyness that inspired John to create this piece. He'd been wanting to create a large piece with some bright pink manuka flowers for a long while but couldn't decide which bird to use. The thought of putting the shy Grey Warbler front and centre in a bold and punchy piece entertained John so that's how it came together.
The original piece was drawn using high quality coloured pencils upon a recycled rimu canvas. It has been sealed with a matt varnish and comes ready to hang.
Please note this artwork is not intended for outdoor display.
The artwork measures 100cm tall and 60cm wide.