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Connecticut Audubon Society

Connecticut Biodiversity Mural

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This mural depicting local plants and animals in Connecticut was completed in spring 2017 for the Connecticut Audubon Center in Fairfield You can find more information here: http://justineleehirten.com/mural/

Justine Lee Hirten 2017

Justine Lee Hirten

medical illustration of Detail from a page showing different subspecies of red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). This image shows an adult of the nominate species.
medical illustration of Detail from a series of illustrations showing Red-tailed Hawk subspecies. This illustration shows a
medical illustration of This is a detail from a page showing subspecies of red-tailed hawk. This illustration depicts a
medical illustration of This illustration shows three subspecies of red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis); it includes the nominate species, Krider's red-tailed hawk, and Harlan's red-tailed hawk.
medical illustration of This is a cropped detail from artwork for a large mural project completed for the Connecticut Audubon Society in 2017. This mural illustrated pairings of local plants and animals in a bold, graphic style for a children's activity space. This image shows an eastern cottontail rabbit, buttercups, red clovers, and wood sorrel.
medical illustration of This is a cropped detail from artwork for a large mural project completed for the Connecticut Audubon Society in 2017. This mural illustrated pairings of local plants and animals in a bold, graphic style for a children's activity space. This image shows a honeybee and bloodroot plant.
medical illustration of This artwork was created for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as part of the Project Feederwatch website. The graphic is featured at https://feederwatch.org and in their interactive guide to the feeding preferences of common backyard birds, found here: https://feederwatch.org/learn/common-feeder-birds/
medical illustration of This graphic was created for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to be used in outreach materials. It features a male blackburnian warbler.
medical illustration of This painting was created for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's
medical illustration of This is the complete artwork I created for a large mural project created for the Connecticut Audubon Society in 2017. This mural features pairings of local plants and animals in a bold, graphic style and was part of a renovation of their children's activity space.

You can find more information about the project here: http://justineleehirten.com/mural/
medical illustration of This graphic was created for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to be included in their outreach materials. It features a black-capped chickadee.
medical illustration of This graphic was created for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to be included in their outreach materials. It features a worm-eating warbler.
medical illustration of This is a graphic of an Eastern Kingbird I entered into a logo contest for the New York Breeding Bird Atlas in 2018.
medical illustration of Decorative bird illustration featuring adult Common Sandpiper and chick.
medical illustration of I teach workshops on how to create digital watercolor effects plus methods for recreating pencil, ink, and other media with digital tools. This great egret was created entirely in Photoshop using custom brushes and assets.
medical illustration of I teach workshops on how to create digital ink and brush pen effects plus methods for recreating pencil, watercolor, and other media with digital tools. This tern was created entirely in Photoshop using custom brushes and assets.
medical illustration of These shorebird studies are digital sketches created using custom Photoshop brushes.
medical illustration of Killdeer rendered in a simple digital style using Photoshop — a personal study.
medical illustration of This painting was created for the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators exhibit for the 2018 conference. Left is an adult Eastern Screech Owl (gray morph) and right is the fledgling. I worked in a traditional realism style using a mix of acrylic and colored pencil. The branches feature greenshield lichen, native to Connecticut where I worked on this illustration.
medical illustration of A demonstration of Photoshop inking methods. I use digital textures and custom brushes to replicate a traditional india ink appearance in digital media. This demo features a baltimore oriole.
medical illustration of Gouache on toned paper illustration depicting males and females of selected songbird species in a mandala pattern. The duller coloration of the females fades into the neutral backdrop while the males' bright coloring is emphasized.
medical illustration of Illustration for a private client depicting the skeletal structure and feathering of a winged dinosaur. Digitally rendered in Photoshop.
medical illustration of Detailed scratchboard rendering of a spotted hyena.
medical illustration of A zoomed in portrait of a nestling house sparrow showing early feather development and the pronounced gaping flanges. This illustration was created using colored pencil and gouache on drafting film.
medical illustration of An illustration depicting a threatened bird species created for #sciartchallenge, a monthly science illustration/art prompt activity. I used custom Photoshop brushes to create this artwork in a faux pastel style — I do a lot of work in Photoshop that mimics real media and have downloads of my resources linked from my website.
medical illustration of Illustration for a private client depicting the skeletal structure and general feathering of a Bearded Vulture. Created digitally in Photoshop.
medical illustration of This graphic was created for the New Jersey Audubon's autumn migration festival and depicts many species that can be seen at the Cape May Observatory. This artwork was created in Photoshop using an abstracted style with a limited color range suitable for logos and t-shirts.
medical illustration of This watercolor painting illustrates two postures of an American Bittern.
medical illustration of This is a close-up from the other sandpiper illustration included in my gallery.
medical illustration of A decorative illustration featuring a mule deer and desert vegetation. This black and white illustration was created in Photoshop.

Profile

Justine Lee Hirten is a wildlife rehabilitator and artist specializing in ornithological illustration. She received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and continued on to the science illustration graduate program at CSUMB in 2012, and since that time has worked with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and recently completed a mural project with the Connecticut Audubon Society. She is currently writing and illustrating a book documenting noteworthy wildlife rehabilitation stories from rescue centers around the US.

Style/Techniques

Black & White, Cartoon, Color, Design, Information Graphics, Line, Line with Color

Subject/Specialties

Natural History, Natural Science / Nature, Ornithology, Zoology