Though the kaka initially looks plain its wings reveal a gorgeous array of colour. Rachel Walker has captured the colour and movement of this unique New Zealand native.
Initially created in watercolour and ink, 'Kaka Colour Flourish' has reproduced using archival inks and paper.
The limited edition print has been signed, titled and dated by the artist.
Edition Size: 100
Dimensions: 340mm (w) x 450mm (h)
Napier born artist Rachel Walker (aka Walkerillo) can count living and painting in rural France and London, designing illustrations for the Royal New Zealand ballet, and taking tea in Bilbo Baggin's kitchen among the highlights of her career so far.
Rachel graduated from Massey University in 2008, coming away with a design degree. While her degree leads her into a career in graphic and textile design it wasn't long before long she returned to her childhood love of hand-drawn illustrations.
Currently painting within the theme of animals, extinction and evolution Rachel works mainly in watercolour, ink and stencilled spray paint.