Friday, 24 May 2019

Red Backed Fairy Wren in acrylics

I enjoyed painting this one.  It is always a bit tricky to get depth and shape to black feathers but I enjoy the challenge.  Really pleased with how it turned out.


Red Backed Fairy Wren measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Brian Ralphs for the reference photo.

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




Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Scarlet Tanager No 3 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the tree trunk.  Really enjoyed painting its bright red feathers.

Scarlet Tanager 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.

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


Friday, 17 May 2019

Red Breasted Nuthatch No 7 in acrylics

This is another one of my favourite birds to painting.  Love its bright orange feathers against the blue background.

Red Breasted Nuthatch No 7 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Ampersand Smooth Panel.

Many thanks to Dee Carpenter for the reference photo.

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


Little Bear Cub in acrylics

I couldn't resist painting this cute little fellow clinging to the tree.

Little Bear Cub measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Rick Beldegreen for the reference photo.

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




Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Green Capped Eremomela in acrylics

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

Green Capped Eremomela measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Derek Keats for the reference photo.

To bid in the Ebay auction, please click here.


Monday, 13 May 2019

I love how this one is perched on the fence post.

Superb Fairy Wren No 17 measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Ampersand Gessobord panel.

Many thanks to Sonia McKinlay for the reference photo.

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



Thursday, 9 May 2019

Brown Hooded Kingfisher in acrylics

I love painting kingfishers and love the touch of blue on this one's wings.

Brown Hooded Kingfisher measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Derek Keats for the reference photo.

To bid in the Ebay auction, please click here.