Feature in Time Out Magazine

On your next visit to London Zoo, be sure to make the most of it by grabbing a copy of London Zoo Illustrated, a wild hand-crafted silkscreen print. For artist David Robinson, what was originally a sketch of gorillas and occupied onlookers, turned into a mammoth nine-month drawing project of the entire zoo.

A close inspection of the detailed and accurate map will reveal that not only does it include every animal in the zoo, but hundreds of individually drawn spectators, each with their own personality and physical characteristics.

The London Zoo Illustrated map is available to buy with 25% of sales donated to the Zoological Society of London, but you will have to be quick to nab one of the 250 limited first edition copies.

For more information and to view other pieces of his work, visit davidryanrobinson.com.

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London Zoo Illustrated

London Zoo Illustrated is a limited first edition (exclusive to 250 copies) silkscreen print using oil-based inks onto 280gsm recycled paper. The prints measure 514 x 580mm and look perfect mounted to fit a standard 70x70cm frame. Each print comes signed, numbered and embossed with the ZSL London Zoo logo.

25% of the sale of each print will be donated to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). ZSL is made up of a unique combination of scientific research, worldwide conservation and outstanding educational facilities at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

Nine months ago I started drawing London Zoo. Starting with the gorillas and a few spectators, this rapidly became, what is now, an accurate detailed map of the zoo. When you look closely you’ll be able to see every animal you can find there. Each one of the hundreds of individually drawn people is different to the next, each with their own personality. As you can imagine after months and months of drawing and studying, I now know the zoo like the back of my hand!

ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a registered charity in England and Wales No. 208728

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'London Zoo Illustrated' will be available to view and purchase as a limited edition (only 250 copies) screen print from April 2013.

ZSL London Zoo

Further progress on my ZSL project. The final piece will come out square, so I’m about 2/3rds of the way finished. This section so far is A0 actual size. It’s pretty big!

Further progress on my ZSL project. The final piece will come out square, so I’m about 2/3rds of the way finished. This section so far is A0 actual size. It’s pretty big!

I am still without internet in my new flat! But thought I would share my progress on the zoo! I’m over a quarter of the way done and it’s look pretty sweet! Very excited to get these screen prints produced in the new year!

I am still without internet in my new flat! But thought I would share my progress on the zoo! I’m over a quarter of the way done and it’s look pretty sweet! Very excited to get these screen prints produced in the new year!

Progress on my latest illustration for ZSL - London Zoo

Over the next couple of months I will be working on an exciting project with ZSL, producing a map of London Zoo! These will be available to purchase as silk screen prints, and 25% of all purchases will go to the Zoo’s charity!
Add me on Twitter to keep updated on this!

Over the next couple of months I will be working on an exciting project with ZSL, producing a map of London Zoo! These will be available to purchase as silk screen prints, and 25% of all purchases will go to the Zoo’s charity!

Add me on Twitter to keep updated on this!