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Tui Small monochrome


The Tui is a classic mischief maker in Aotearoa, with an enormous vocal range and a knack for mimicry (which can be annoying when they delight in repeating mobile phone ring tones). Their aerial acrobatics always provide a joyful display, with rapid wing movements generating fast flight paths in and around trees and other objects.

The Tui wears a delightful plumage of iridescent blues, greens, and bronze with makes them a difficult model to illustrate. So our objective then is to capture the essence of one of our favourite garden residents.

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The prints in this series are letterpress printed onto high quality archival papers.

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