Friday, 21 July 2017

Bluebell Woods No 3 in acrylics

Enjoy painting this one.

Bluebell Woods No 3 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Ampersand Smooth Panel.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Black Capped Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

This one was rather fun to paint as everything just worked.

The Black Capped Flycatcher is found in Costa Rica and Western Panama. They measure around 11.5 cm in length and weigh around 9 grams.

Black Capped Flycatcher measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Black Bulbul ACEO in acrylics

This one was a bit more tricky to paint that I thought it would be.  I did quite a few layers to get the depth to feathers.

The Black Bulbul is also known as the Himalayan Black Bulbul or Asian Black Bulbul and is found in Southern Asia.  They measure around 24 - 25 cm in length.

Black Bulbul measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Pyrrhuloxia in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Pyrrhuloxia measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thank to Andy Morffew for the reference photo.

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Monday, 17 July 2017

Bridled Titmouse in acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head.

Bridled Titmouse measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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

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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Yellow Warbler No 3 in acrylics

I love the different angle this one is perched on the branch.  I ended up doing quite a few layers / glazes to build up the depth to the feathers. Really pleased with how it turned out.

Yellow Warbler No 3 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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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Snowcap ACEO in acrylics

I love this one's feather colours.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth and colour to the feathers.

Snowcaps are a small hummingbird found in South America. They measure around 6.5 cm in length and weigh about 2.5 grams.  They are found in Cost

Snowcap measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Black Fronted White Eye ACEO in acrylics

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

Black Fronted White Eyes are found in New Guinea and off shore islands.

Black Fronted White Eye measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Bluethroat in acrylics

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

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

Many thanks to Ekaterina Chernetsova for the reference photo.

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Cuban Tody No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Cuban Today No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Ekaterina Chernetsova  for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Summer Tanager in acrylics

I love the red feathers of this one.  Really pleased with how it turned out.

Summer Tanager measures  5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Debra Underwood for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Eastern Kingbird ACEO in acrylics

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

Eastern Kingbirds are native to North America and migrate to South America.  They measure around 19 - 23 cm in length and weigh between 33 - 55 grams.

Eastern Kingbird 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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Violet Crowned Hummingbird ACEO in acrylics

This one was rather fun to paint.  I did quite a few layers and glazes to get the depth the feathers.

The Violet Crowned Hummingbird is found in South Eastern Arizona to south western Mexico.  They measure around 10 cm in length and weigh about 5 grams.

Violet Crowned Hummingbird ACEO measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted in Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Indigo Bunting in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth to the blue feathers.

Indigo Bunting 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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Friday, 30 June 2017

Spring Woods in acrylics

And after painting the autumn scene I decided to paint a little spring as well.

Spring Woods measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Autumn Days 2 in acrylics

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

Autumn Days 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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Cape May Warbler No 2 in acrylics

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

Cape May Warbler No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Rodney Campbell for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Southern Beardless Tyrannulet ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one feathers are all fluffed up.

Southern Beardless Tyrannulet's are found in South America.  They measure around 10.2 cm in length and weigh about 7.5 grams.

Southern Beardless Tyrannulet measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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White Headed Marsh Tyrant ACEO in acrylics

I really enjoyed painting this one and I love the contract between its white head and black/brown feathers.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth to its feathers.

White Headed Marsh Tyrant's are found South America.  They measure around 12.7 cm in length and weigh around 15 grams.

White Headed Marsh Tyrant 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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Monday, 26 June 2017

Azure Kingfisher in acrylics

Enjoyed painting this one - everything just seemed to work.

Azure Kingfisher measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Brian Ralphs for the reference photo.

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Blue Gray Gnatcatcher No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Rodney Campbell for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Royal Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Royal Flycatchers are found from Southern Mexico through to South America.  There are 4 species of Royal Flycatcher's and they range in length from 15 - 18 cm and weigh between 12.5 - 23.5 grams.

Royal Flycatcher measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Long Tailed Broadbill ACEO in acrylics

I love this ones feather colours and the tilt of its head.

Long Tailed Broadbills are found in Himalayas through to North Eastern India and South East Asia.  They measure around 25 cm in length and weigh between 50 - 60 grams.

Long Tailed Broadbill measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Versonesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Walk in the Woods in acrylics

Enjoyed painting this one - I started off with just the basic placement for the trees and path and then built the painting up from there.

Walk in the Woods measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Blackburnian Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Blackburnian Warbler No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Rodney Campbell for the reference photo.

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Western Kingbird ACEO in acrylics

This one was a little bit more tricky to paint than I thought it would be.  I had to do quite a few glazes to get the depth to the head feathers.  Rather please with how it turned out in the end.

Western Kingbirds are found in Western North America and Central America.  They measure between 20 - 24 cm in length and weigh between 37 - 46 grams.

Western Kingbird 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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Cuban Pewee ACEO in acrylics

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

Cuban Pewees are also known as Crescent Eyed Pewees and are found in Cuba and Northern Bahamas.  They measure around 16 cm in lengh.

Cuban Pewee measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Ekaterina Chernetsova  for the reference photo.

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Monday, 12 June 2017

Black Faced Warbler in acrylics

I love the markings of this one.  Really pleased with how it turned out.


Black Faced Warblers are found in India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, China and Vietnam. They measure around 10 cm in length and weigh about 6 grams.

Black Faced Warbler measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 8 June 2017

Bullock's Oriole ACEO in acrylics

I love the vibrant orange feathers of this one.

Bullock's Orioles are native to Western North America. They measure between 17 - 19 cm in length and weigh between 29 - 43 grams.

Bullock's Oriole 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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Himalayan Bluetail ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

The Himalayan Bluetail (also known as Himalayan Red Flanked Bush Robin) breeds in the Himalaya's.  They measure around 13 - 15 cm in length and weigh between 13 - 18 grams.

Himalayan Bluetail measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Friday, 2 June 2017

Bluebell Forest 2 in acrylics

I love painting bluebells so couldn't resist painting this little scene.

Bluebell Forest 2 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Michael Yates for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Benson's Rock Thrush ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one's feathers are highlighted by the sunlight.

Benson's Rock Thrushes are found in Madagascar.  They measure around 16 cm in length and weigh between 24 - 28.5 grams.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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White Collared Blackbird ACEO in acrylics

I like how this one is perched on the branch.

White Collared Blackbirds (also known as White Collared Thrush) are found Indian Subcontinent.  They measure around 26 - 28 cm in length and weigh between 96 - 105 grams.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Black Capped Gnatcatcher in acrylics

I loved painting this one as everything just seemed to work and I was able to get the depth to the feathers that I wanted.

Black Capped Gnatcatcher measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.





Monday, 29 May 2017

Daisy in acrylics

I felt like painting something completed different so decided to paint this daisy. Rather pleased with how it turned out.

Daisy measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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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




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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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Golden Crowned Kinglet No 3 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.  Really pleased with how it turned out

Golden Crowned Kinglet No 3 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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




Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Ash Throated Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

Unlike the Panama Flycatcher, this one just seemed to paint itself as everything just worked.

Ash Throated Flycatchers are found from Western United Stated to Central Mexico.  They measure between 19 - 21 cm in length and weigh 21 - 38 grams.

Ash Throated Flycatcher 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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Panama Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

This one was a bit more tricky to paint than I thought it would be.  I had to do quite a few glazes to get the depth to the head feathers.  Really pleased with how it turned out in the end.

Panama Flycatchers are found in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Venezuela.  They measure around 19 cm in length and weigh between 28 - 35 grams.


Panama Flycatcher measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Robin No 13 in acrylics

I love painting robins so couldn't resist painting this one.

Robin No 13 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper..

Many thanks to Lisa Cunnington for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Blue Fronted Redstart ACEO in acrylics

I love this birds feather colours.

Blue Fronted Redstarts are found in China, Himalayas, Yunnan, Northeast India and Southeast Asia.  They measure around 15 - 16 cm in length and weigh between 12 - 19 grams.

Blue Fronted Redstart measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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White Tailed Nuthatch ACEO in acrylics

Enjoyed painting this one - everything just seemed to work.

White Tailed Nuthatches are found in India, Laos, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Tibet and Thailand,  They measure around 12 cm in length.

White Tailed Nuthatch measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks for Francesco  Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Willow Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Willow Warbler No 2 measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Aschi for the reference photo.

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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.