Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Red Rumped Parrot ACEO in acrylics

This one was interesting to paint. It was a bit tricky painting the beak as it is rather small - ended up using the rigger script no 2 brush.

The Red Rumped Parrot is also known as the Red Backed Parrot or Grass Parrot. They are found in South Eastern Australia from New South Wales, Victoria,   parts of North - Eastern South Australia and South - Western Queensland.  They measure between 26 - 27 cm in length and weight on average 65 grams.

Red Rumped Parrot measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted 300gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.