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Occasional news related to my natural science illustrations


Gold Grizzly

This recent coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a minute but detailed engraving of my illustration of a grizzly bear, photographed here in its protective case. You can see …

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Bald Eagle Bullion

My illustration of a bald eagle carrying a fish can be seen on two different silver coins recently made available by The Royal Canadian Mint. The first is a very …

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SONSI in Lindsay

Beginning today,* The Lindsay Gallery in Lindsay, Ontario is featuring an exhibit of artwork from members of the Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators. I am exhibiting five works, including …

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Autumn is here!

I thought it appropriate to wait until this first week of fall to post about this coin. Recently released by the Royal Canadian Mint (and 98% sold as of this …

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Davisville illustration featured at Symbiartic

For the third year in a row, September is SciArt Blitz month at Symbiartic. Today’s featured artwork is one of my own – the illustration I created showing an 1825 …

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A seahorse in Canada??

When I received an assignment from the Royal Canadian Mint last year to design a coin featuring a Canadian seahorse, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to draw one. …

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Fourth Coast Illuminated exhibit

This summer my work will be part of a juried exhibit of natural science illustration at the Kalamazoo Nature Center titled “Fourth Coast Illuminated.” The title refers to the fact …

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Bee Exhibit illustrations at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

A few years ago I licensed four of my insect illustrations to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum for use in an exhibit about honey bees. The exhibit designers wanted …

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In silver: Polar Bear leaps from one ice floe to another

First in a new series of $50 coins is this recent release by the Royal Canadian Mint; a polar bear leaping from one ice floe to another. I worked on …

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From a Decade Ago: Pen and Ink Aquarium Illustrations

I’m not quite ready to post any of my most recent illustrations, so I thought I’d share some pen and ink drawings I was working on a decade ago. I …

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