Saturday, 5 April 2014

Kingfisher ACEO in acrylics

I love the colours of this birds feathers - they are so vibrant and colourful.  Really pleased how this little painting turned out. 

There are about 90 species of kingfishers. I have only paint about 3 species - I will have to see what other ones I can find to paint. 

This one is a Common Kingfisher (also known as Eurasian Kingfisher or River Kingfisher).  They about 16 - 17 cm long and weigh around 35 - 40 grams.

Kingfisher measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on 300gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.

Many thanks to Dave Webb for the reference photo.