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Lamai Anne is an Australian artist renowned for her vibrant and detailed illustrations of Australia and New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna, with a particular focus on native plants and birds. Working primarily with Procreate, a digital illustration app that has revolutionised the way artists create, Lamai has carved out a niche for herself in the art world with her distinctive style.
Lamai's deep appreciation for her country's natural beauty sparked a passion for capturing it in her artwork. After studying textile design, she discovered Procreate, which allowed her to merge her traditional art skills with digital technology, giving her the flexibility to experiment and refine her technique.
Her portfolio is a testament to her love for Australia's biodiversity, featuring meticulously illustrated Eucalyptus leaves, vibrant Waratahs, delicate Banksias, and charismatic birds such as the Superb Fairy-wren and the Laughing Kookaburra. Lamai's work is not just art; it's an educational journey through the Australian bush, highlighting the beauty and fragility of these species.


Gang Gang in a Gum Tree Fine Art Print

The Gang Gang Cockatoo is a charming and distinctive bird native to the forests of Australia. With it’s striking appearance characterised by a vibrant red head and crest in males, and a more subtle grey colouration in females, the Gang Gang Cockatoo is a sight to behold in the wild.

These social and intelligent birds are known for their gentle and curious nature, often forming close-knit family groups to forage for food and communicate through soft calls and gentle vocalisations. Their diet primarily consists of seeds, fruits, and insects found in the forest canopy.

The Gang Gang Cockatoo holds a special place in Australian folklore and conservation efforts, symbolising resilience and adaptability in the face of environmental challenges. With its unique plumage and endearing personality, this iconic bird continues to captivate hearts and minds as a cherished emblem of Australia's rich biodiversity.

Red Wattle Bird and Grevillea Fine Art Print

The Red Wattlebird is a native Australian bird known for it’s vibrant appearance and distinctive red wattles that hang from the sides of it’s neck. With it’s loud and melodious calls, this medium-sized honeyeater is often heard before it is seen, adding a musical touch to the Australian bush.

Found across the eastern and southern regions of Australia, the Red Wattlebird thrives in a variety of habitats, including forests, woodlands, and gardens. It has a varied diet, feeding on nectar, insects, and fruits, and plays an important role in pollination as it moves from flower to flower.

The Red Wattlebird is known for it’s assertive and territorial nature, defending it’s feeding and breeding areas with great vigour. It has a complex vocal repertoire, ranging from melodic songs to harsh calls, and is often seen performing elaborate displays during courtship.

This charismatic bird is a beloved sight for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, delighting them with it’s stunning plumage, robust personality, and lively presence in the Australian landscape. It’s role in pollination and ecosystem balance makes it an important contributor to the biodiversity of the region.

Spotted Pardalote and Leucospermum Fine Art Print

The Spotted Pardalote is a small and colourful bird native to Australia. With it’s vibrant plumage and distinctive markings, this tiny bird is a delight to observe in the Australian bush.  Spotted Pardalote’s measure around 9-10 centimetres in length, making them one of the smallest Australian birds. They have a round body with a short tail and a relatively large head. The male and female have different coloration. The male has a black crown, a bright yellow throat, and a red rump, while the female has a greenish-brown crown and a yellow throat. Both genders have white spots across their wings and back, which give them their name.

These charming birds can be found in various parts of Australia, including woodlands, forests, and coastal areas. They prefer habitats with dense vegetation, such as eucalypt forests and shrublands. Spotted Pardalotes are often seen in areas with a mix of tall trees and understory vegetation, where they can forage for insects and build their nests in tree hollows or banks.

The Spotted Pardalote is a charming and colourful bird that brings a touch of beauty to the Australian landscape. Its small size, intricate nest-building behaviour, and unique vocalisations make it a fascinating species to observe and appreciate in its natural habitat.

March 06, 2024 — Lamai McCartan