Summer in the Park – Edinburgh Gardens

by Jenny Butler
Tuesday 8th November 2011

Another delightful day with Marc Martin, today we visit Edinburgh Gardens and meet a ping-pong playing magpie! Be sure to leave a comment on any of this weeks posts before 10pm on Thursday for your chance all 5 of this weeks illustrations- amazing! Thank you to Marc and Lamington Drive for this super giveaway! -Jenny x

Anyone for ping-pong? I was very excited when I learned that Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy had installed an outdoor ping-pong table! There’s nothing better on a summer’s day than a vigorous game of table tennis to get the blood pumping – followed by a refreshing beverage of ones choice!  This little guy I’ve drawn is ready to go three sets with the best of them …


by Jenny Butler
Tuesday 8th November 2011


  • katie 5 years ago

    i really love the texture in marc’s birds. it’s like they’ve got real feathers and could fly away!

  • Chris 5 years ago

    Stunning colour combinations!

  • Claire 5 years ago

    Marc’s work looks like vibrant, colourful collages! Love the bird theme too!

  • blake 5 years ago

    these are amazing- I’m American, and so intrigued by Australia’s native birds.

  • Jo 5 years ago

    Fantastic! I love it!

  • BETH 5 years ago

    i had a pet magpie as a kid. his name was jack.

  • Fee 5 years ago

    Ping Pong + Magpies = Aussie Awesomeness. This is brilliant

  • Amber 5 years ago

    Fabulous illustration & choice of colours! Love your work

  • mimi la sardine 5 years ago

    Yes, let’s ping-pong! Beautiful composition!

  • Phoebe 5 years ago

    Seriously cool, gorgeous work. Love love love.

  • thelakehousewriter 5 years ago

    ping pong is a game that can not be played without laughter!

  • caitlin 5 years ago

    I love this piece, they’ve just put in two table tennis tables down at my little local in flemington, I’m looking forward to sunny days and heated ping pong sagas.

  • Catherine 5 years ago

    Wow, wee! Just catching up on the posts…I love your work – especially this one!

  • BooBooNinja 5 years ago

    Marc, I love your work!

  • Jelena 5 years ago

    Beautiful! such great colours!

  • Peter 5 years ago

    Amazing work Marc, I find your colours and textures spot on.

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