1 Sep 2019

Melissa Boardman transfers bird photos to meticulous paintings

From Standing Room Only, 2:48 pm on 1 September 2019

She can capture detailed photographs of native birds in a split second, but Wellington illustrator Melissa Boardman then spends hours drawing and painting the birds on canvas, using those images as reference. Melissa's got two exhibitions coming up celebrating the capital's birds - one at Parliament as part of a group show and the other at the Zealandia sanctuary.