Friday, 23 August 2019

Canada Jay in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch and the tilt of its head.  Quite a few layers went into building the depth to the feathers.

Canada Jay measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

The painting is available for purchase through Etsy. To view the listing, please click here.




Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Scarlet Tanager No 4 in acrylics

I love this ones red feathers and enjoyed the challenge of painting them.  I did quite a few layers to get the depth to the feathers.

Scarlet Tanager No 4 measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

The painting is available for purchase through Etsy.  To view the listing, please click here.



Monday, 19 August 2019

Fox Sparrow in Acrylics

I love the markings of this one.

Fox Sparrow measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Ampersand Gessobord Panel.

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

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Friday, 16 August 2019

Bella ACEO in acrylics

I love this one's eyes so I couldn't resist painting her.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth to the fur.

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

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Thursday, 15 August 2019

Winter Cardinal ACEO in acrylics

I enjoyed painting this one.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth to the red feathers.

Winter Cardinal ACEO measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Kelly Strope for the reference photo.

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Monday, 12 August 2019

Australian Magpie No 6 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Australian Magpie No 6 measures 12 x 9 inches and is painted on Ampersand Smooth Panel.

The painting is available for purchase through Bluethumb.  To view the listing, please click here.


Friday, 9 August 2019

Sun Parakeet in acrylics

I took the reference photo for this one on a recent trip to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.  I just love their vibrant feather colours.

Sun Parakeet measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

The painting is available for purchase through Bluethumb.  To view the listing, please click here.