Elegant Bird Illustrations in Moleskine Diaries by Fran Giffard
Fran Giffard is a London illustrator having as a base London, Honk Kong and Bermuda. She has read Fine Art & Drawing at Camberwell College of Art. Her main techniques are aquarelle, gouache and graphite pencils and she draws mainly in her Moleskine diaries. Although she graduated recently (2010) she was shortlisted in some of the UK great awards, namely The Threadneedle Art Prize, David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year and BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year.
Her work has been exhibited throughout UK and internationally. Currently she exhibits the series titled ‘My Beautiful Boys’ at Northcote Gallery, London until the end of the month.
For the last three years she “has been captivated by the intricate beauty of natural illustrations“. Her present focus is ornithology in general. She is inspired by common as well as exotic birds, and this is evident by looking at her current work. Her illustrations are blended with actual notes in her diary and this. Enjoy.