Tagged: illustration

Audrey Eagle’s Botanical Drawings - A History of NZ Science in 25 Objects

Jean Balchin Mar 28, 2018

When I was a child, my father and I would sit at the kitchen table after tea, armed with a set of Reeve’s watercolour paints, a grubby cup of water, sheets of cartridge paper and various picture books depicting the flora and fauna of Great Britain. My Dad was quite the artist, and he patiently taught me how … Read More

Free vector graphics for Mac (and Linux/Windows) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 08, 2011

If you are looking for a cost-free option to draw vector graphics on Mac OS X, consider Inkscape. While it will not be everyone’s preferred solution–no one application ever is–it is cost-free, very capable and, thus far, stable. Vector graphics featured early for Macintosh users. Those with longer memories will have experience with … Read More

Holiday Wallpaper from WordPress.com - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 22, 2010

Last year we started a little tradition, commissioning an illustration to give away as desktop wallpaper during the holidays. This year, Spanish artist Gary Fernández has created a wintry forest scene filled with curious characters who have great taste in blogging platforms. Friends in the southern hemisphere, we love you too, but if you haven’t [...] … Read More