Silent Observer by Marc Martin
32 pages, 22.5cm x 16cm, hardback, full colour
500 copies, hand numbered and stamped, 100% recycled paper
Publication date: December 2011
Publisher: Erm Books/And Collective
Silent Observer continues Martin’s vivid explorations of both urban life and the natural world, teasing out the story of an unlikely relationship between a man and his feathered friend.
Marc Martin is an illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Working with watercolour, textas, ink, pencil, scanned textures and computer, he draws inspiration from his surroundings, nature, animals, and the city he lives in. Having formally trained as a graphic designer, Marc splits his time between his design studio Lanz+Martin and commissioned illustrations for various clients. His previous books are A Forest (2008) and The Curious Explorers Illustrated Pocket Companion to Exotic Animals A-Z (2011). His work can be found at marcmartin.com.au