This is an original scratchboard drawing of a Emu by artist Sue Findlay.
Artwork Size: 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 in)
Scratched on an Ampersand Scratchbord and inked using a variety of Ampersand Inks and India Inks.
The emu is the second largest bird after the Ostrich.
Flightless birds they are native to Australia and cover most of the mainland.
It appears on the Australian Coat of Arms alongside the Kangaroo and hold the shield with pride.
Reference photo was purchased from Wildlife Reference Photos.