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Swimming iguana
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Staci Edwards
In Galapagos, there is this anticipation…this air of expectant wonder, that around every corner awaits something magnificent…and it is waiting.  I have been to many parts of the …
Galapagos Sea Lion, acrylics, colored pencil, ink
Author
Staci Edwards
Snorkel sightings! (Disclaimer:  Jaime and I would sit down with a Galapagos Marine Species book on board the ship and, from memory, identify what we saw.  While we tried to be accurate, …
Marine Iguana, colored pencil
Author
Staci Edwards
Up early to pack and go to Santa Cruz island, to visit the Charles Darwin Center.  The bus stopped right by the mosaic garden, (click here for photos and art from this area) so we ducked in for …
Yellow-crowned Night Heron, pencil
Author
Staci Edwards
Floreana had unique features.  There was a giant, gnarly mangrove tree that dominated the crescent shaped shoreline.  Erosion had made a secondary type of cliff, where a Blue footed …
Galapagos hawk, acrylics
Author
Staci Edwards
Our new guide was Julian, and he was knowledgeable and friendly.  We were still in good hands!  Our group disembarked by a small lighthouse.  Walking the path was made even trickier …
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Staci Edwards
Cerro Brujo.  This is what is left of a tuff cone.  (That is where the lava enters a very cold ocean, causing an explosion.  It creates a different shape.)  This is also one of …
Galapagos tortoise, pencil
Author
Staci Edwards
Next stop: Punta Pitt, San Cristobal!We had a leisurely walk on a strangely colored, greenish beach, made so by olivine crystals in the sand.  Lava lizards abound.  We then turned …
Me and my sleepy friend!
Author
Staci Edwards
Galapagos, October, 2015I cannot describe to you how fortunate I feel, to be invited to explore more of these mysterious islands.  And how strange and marvelous the circumstances!  To be …
I received this update from one of the coolest shopping sites on the Web - www.Novica.com. Novica features indigenous art from around the world and in honor of Carnival in Brazil today, they're …
Finished Journal cover
Author
Staci Edwards
I wanted to share with you what the outside of the journal ended up like! If you would like to see the process of creating this journal, or any other art, mosaics and photographs I post, check …
Galapagos Flycatcher
Author
Staci Edwards
I drew this little guy that I saw on Suarez Point, Espanola island. This was done on tinted paper with Prismacolor pencils. Hope you enjoy it!  For other artwork not Galapagos-related, …
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Staci Edwards
I drew this Nasca Booby from Suarez Point, Espanola.  The males will choose a pebble or shell to present to the females as a gift...apparently this one wanted to be prepared. Prismacolor …
Vermilion Tanager, acrylic, marker and colored pencil
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Staci Edwards
We had one full day in Quito, Ecuador.  We stayed at La Rabida Hostel, which doesn't mean the same thing as what you picture when you think 'hostel'!  We had our own …
Sea turtles, acrylics and colored pencil
Author
Staci Edwards
We met a veterinarian studying in Galapagos--her current job is catching Short Earred Owls and collecting DNA samples to see if they vary from island to island.  She was planning on diving with …
Colored pencil drawing of Galapagos sea lion
Author
Staci Edwards
On our final day of the cruise, we were up early for a visit to Mosquera Island.  It is small, with a beautiful beach.  The largest group of sea lions we encountered on the trip lazed on …
pencil sketches of the Darwin finches
Author
Staci Edwards
Rabida is dominated by the color red.  Red beach, red paths, red rocks everywhere. We hiked up above the beach and had a nice view back down. Along the way, we got to see the Galapagos …
acrylics, flightless cormorant, single page
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Staci Edwards
Tagus Bay on Isabela Island...known for its graffiti?  Apparently early boats, like 1830's, carved their names then others followed suit. I didn't see the old stuff...just …
acrylic painting of the marine iguana on Espanosa
Author
Staci Edwards
Today was the first of two days visiting sites on Isabela Island.  We landed at the harbor for Puerto Villamil, the town on Isabela, and with all the rain, our bus was late.  So we explored …
Acrylics, penguin
Author
Staci Edwards
Up early for more adventures!Bartolome island is an interesting place.  The rocks are fantastic--there are amazing lava formations everywhere. And, on the way in....we saw a Galapagos …
acrylics, colored pencil, frigate bird
Author
Staci Edwards
Genovesa island made me feel like I was inserted in a National Geographic special.  First of all, we anchored inside the caldera, as Genovesa is the top of a volcano.  It really gave you a …
acrylic painting of the currents going to Galapagos
Author
Staci Edwards
The Galapagos Islands are amazing.  Basically, everything you have ever heard of, that is cool and awesome...is absolutely true. You might be eye to eye with a Blue …
acrylics, sea turtle babies, detail
Author
Staci Edwards
Hello! My name is Staci, and I am an artist and photographer. My favorite subject to work with is wildlife, so the Galapagos Islands were an obvious dream destination for me!   I …

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