A tui New Zealand bird in a deep sea diving suit


39cm x 35cm (approx 15″ x 13.5″)

Acrylic, gouache, watercolour and pastel on Arches 300gsm paper

“Once you get to a certain depth, you may as well keep going, or the whole journey will have been in vain.”

A tūī is a bird native to New Zealand. One of a few recent works of creatures in deep sea diving suits, this tui has some mackerel-type friends.