The work of artist and children’s story maker, David Melling, are currently showing at Abingdon Museum as part of the exhibition Drawing Stories; Fairy Tales & Wildlife.
The exhibition includes a display case loaded with David’s books.
There are also some drawing called Lockdown Wood. They are intricate bulbous and spiny tree-like structures with bird houses. David created them during the empty days of lockdown.
The largest part of the exhibition shows small coloured pencil bird drawings and larger charcoal and pencil bird and animal drawings. David Mellings lives in Abingdon and is often to be seen drawing and signing books in Abingdon’s book shops.
The exhibition can be seen at Abingdon Museum: Tuesday – Sunday , 10 am – 4 pm , until 26th September 2021.