79: Using Art to Build Awareness, with Artist and Bird-Nerd Hannah Shand

Mike reflects on a small flood as well as some recent artwork. Hannah Shand then joins the podcast to talk about her journey from fashion design to a becoming successful artist with a focus on rendering birds in ink. Mike and Hannah explore her art, inspiration, tools, and also talk about photography. Hannah drops some golden nuggets of advice for all creatives and she provides two homework exercises.

Feeding bitterns (YouTube)

Paper sizes A1-A6

Staedtler Pigment liners (0.05)

Staedtler Mars Lumograph 2B pencils

Fabriano Artistico hot press extra white

Staedtler Mars Matic 0.13 

Ian de Hoog

Bird in a flower (hiding feet 🙂 )

’Whisper’ owl

Face to face with a toutouwai

Panasonic G9

Lumix 100-400

Nikon P950

Huia (extinct) Wikipedia

Huia ‘A Lost Harmony’

Huia video link found on this page

Charcoal work (on IG)

Cole LaBounty McNair

Making a Time capsule

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