Sand Dunes LandscapeLarge landscape showing an idealised view of Bantham estate in Devon. It explains the process of succession and stabilization in a sand dunes landscape. Over 28 species of plant and 17 animals appear in this natural history illustration. These include adders to sand wasps, Comma butterflies to linnets, and marram grass to Sea carrots. Species […]
Coastal Hay Meadow in DevonCoastal Hay Meadow in Devon (Bentham). Illustration shows idealised grassland scene with insects, birds, and wild flowers one would hope to see in a well managed coastal hay meadow.
Pond in a water meadow landscape with plants and animalsWoodstock water meadow view with wildlife pond in foreground; seen with otter, kingfisher, and Peacock butterfly
Hay meadow cross sectionHay meadow cross section showing mole burrow and roots below the soil and flowers, butterflies, and insects above ground
Wetland landscapeWetland landscape with curlew and pearl bordered fritillary in the foreground on emergent vegetation, behind a flooded area of meadow tails into distant hills, cows and swans graze fields and yellow flag, blackberry and alder fill the foreground.
Wetland landscape with water rail and stream cross sectionWetland landscape with a water rail emerging from the fringing vegetation and a cross section of the stream shows fish, aquatic invertebrates, and a blue dragonfly; a frog rests below an orchid and pond skater sit on the water surface
Meadow in summer with butterfliesMeadow in summer with red kite circling, green woodpecker feeding from distant ant hills, goldfinch on teasels, and a peacock butterfly on a knapweed bloom with a Painted lady on hawkbit. A family cycle past behind.
Reedbed landscape with cross section of waterLandscape of a reed bed with a cross section of the water in the forground and showing fish and amphibians living in the water, along with a close up of some microscopic aquatic invertebrates; in the sky hobby hunt for dragonfly and damselfly and swallows fly; otter, bittern, and water vole hide in the margins […]
River landscapeView of a head water stream with dipper, wagtail, waterfall and damselflies then view of a river with a heron fishing from a shingle bank, sand marten flying low, and dragonfly and beetles at home amongst driftwood; the river meanders on to a wetland meadow delta with grazing herds and established aquatic plant communities flanking […]
Saltmarsh landscapeSalt marsh landscape showing mud and a cross section of the snails and invertebrates who live here, wading and predatory birds above in the glasswort and aquatic plants; further away from the salt estuary are soft cliffs and the distant sea
View of a garden with birds visiting bird feedersGarden scene with stone wall behind and birds visiting a bird feeder in the foreground; sparrows, starling, goldfinch, chaffinch feeding; bird bath covered in moss in the foreground along with wild flowers in the turf including red clover, daisy, heal all, and buttercup. Based on Malham tarn nature reserve ion the Yorkshire dales.
Marsh landscapeLandscape showing Yellow flag iris, meadowsweet, arrow root growing next to a stream wending its way through a meadow, Black and white.
African Tropical Forest species mixIllustration incorporating lots of animals found in the African tropical rainforests of Ghana including monkey, hornbill, sunbird, bongo, jaguar, sunsquirrel, driver ant, pangolin, and moniter lizard
Brownfield site landscape with best practice management adviceLandscape showing a brown field industrial site with factories and refineries in the distance, and an area of spoil and trah behind along with fly tipped wheels and bikes, flush next to a railway grown with buddejas; in the forground there are jackdaw and redstart, wild flowers and a small pool, and ltos of opportunist […]
Coral reef landscapePen and ink coral reef sea scape showing different sorts of coral, jellyfish, octopus, distant islands, fish species, anenomes, hermit crabs, marine invertebrates, and distant shoals of fish in the warm and clear tropical seas
Ideal Garden: a garden for nature and the environmentIdeal garden full of things you can do to encourage nature and promote soil health in your garden For more please check out my blog, and the associated blog on how NOT to have an ideal garden.
Carbon cycle based around a tree, fully annotatedIllustration showing annotated carbon cycle including images of leaf litter detritovores, soil micro-organisms, root tips, and the importance of respiration and photosynthesis For more on this illustration, check out my blog
Carbon cycle centred around a treeIllustration of the Carbon cycle, with all the elements and chemicals involved in the cycle (but omitting arrows and english text). For more on this illustration, check out my blog
Lilac Hedgerow encouraging wildlifeHedgerows encourage birds, mammals, and insects and are easy to integrate into a garden. this Swedish garden scene shows this priniciple.
Non environmentally and nature friendly gardenIllustrations showing a garden with closely cropped grass, a lot of hard surfaces, few trees and shrubs, and non-native annuals which don’t support pollinators. For more please check out my blog and the associated blog, on how to take steps to having an ideal garden.
Carbon cycle: Beech tree with roots, leaf litter, and fungal hyphaeUsed as the basis for a diagram showing the Carbon cycle. For more on this illustration, check out my blog
Short-eared owl Asio flammeusShort-eared owl Asio flammeus in heather
Leptosporangiate fern variety on dry stone wall with tree fernsDry stone wall with Maidenhair spleenwort, Wall rue, and Soft Shield fern growing; all of which are Leptosporangiate ferns. Polypoidy ferns growing on a distant tree behind.
Hay Festival LandscapeHay Festival Landscape completed for Hay Festival Mug design 2022
Sand Dunes Landscape
Coastal Hay Meadow in Devon
Pond in a water meadow landscape with plants and animals
Hay meadow cross section
Wetland landscape with water rail and stream cross section
Meadow in summer with butterflies
Reedbed landscape with cross section of water
View of a garden with birds visiting bird feeders
African Tropical Forest species mix
Brownfield site landscape with best practice management advice
Coral reef landscape
Ideal Garden: a garden for nature and the environment
Carbon cycle based around a tree, fully annotated
Carbon cycle centred around a tree
Lilac Hedgerow encouraging wildlife
Non environmentally and nature friendly garden
Carbon cycle: Beech tree with roots, leaf litter, and fungal hyphae
Short-eared owl Asio flammeus
Leptosporangiate fern variety on dry stone wall with tree ferns
Hay Festival Landscape