Thursday, 18 May 2017

Spring Meadow in acrylics

I decided to paint a landscape for a change.  Really pleased with how it turned out.

Spring Meadow measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Jan Flynn for the reference photo.

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Scott's Oriole ACEO in acrylics

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

Scott's Orioles are found mainly in South Western United States and Central Mexica.  They measure around 23 cm in length and weigh between 32 - 41 grams.

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

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Tropical Kingbird ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Tropical Kingbirds are from Southern Arizon through to Central and South America.  They measure 18 - 23 cm in length and weigh between 32 - 43 grams

Tropical Kingbird measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Australian Magpie in acrylics

I always see the Magpies when I am out and about and have wanted to paint one for ages.  So when this one visited the bird bath and stayed around for a  while I was able to take quite a few good reference photos.

Australian Magpie measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper

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Monday, 15 May 2017

Iris No 2 in acrylics

And for something different, I decided to paint a flower.  Quite a few layers/glazes went into this one to get the depth to the petals.

Iris No 3 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Debra Underwood for the reference photo.

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Superb Fairy Wren No 10 in acrylics

This is one of my favourite little birds to paint. I took the reference photo for this one in Tasmania last year.

Superb Fairy Wren  No 10 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Scarlet Tanager in acrylics

I love the angle of this ones head and the vibrant red feathers. 


Scarlet Tanager measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

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