Thursday, 27 April 2017

Swamp Sparrow in acrylics

This one was rather fun to paint - everything just seemed to work. 

Swamp Sparrows are found across Eastern and Central North America. They measure  around 12 - 14 cm in length and weigh between 11 - 24 grams.

Swamp Sparrow measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Collared Sunbird ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Collared Sunbirds breed across must of Saharan Africa. They measure between 9 - 10 cm in length and weigh between 5 - 11 grams.

Collared Sunbird measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Brian Ralphs for the reference photo.

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Acorn Woodpecker ACEO in acrylics

I love the angle of this ones head.

Acorn Woodpeckers are found in North and Central America.  They measure between 35 - 43cm in length and weigh between 65 - 90 grams.

Acorn Woodpecker measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren for the reference photo.

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Macgillivray's Warbler in acrylics

I love painting yellow feather so couldn't resist painting this one.

Macgillivray's Warbler measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

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African Yellow Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

The African Yellow Warbler is found in Africa. It is also known as the Natal Yellow Warbler, dark capped warbler or yellow flycatcher warbler.  They measure around 13 cm in length and weigh between 10 - 15 grams.

Many thanks to Francesco Versonesi for the reference photo.

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White Browed Babbler ACEO in acrylics

This one was rather fun to paint - everything just seemed to worked.

White Browed Babblers are found in central and southern Australia. They measure between 17 - 21cm in length and weigh around 40 grams.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 13 April 2017

Song Sparrow in acrylics

And of course I also had to try out the panel for a bird painting so decided to paint this one.  Really love how I can blend the background colours and build up the layers.

Song Sparrow measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Ampersand Smooth panel.

Many thanks to Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren for the reference photo.

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