Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Xantus's Hummingbird ACEO in acrylics

Really pleased with how this one turned out.  It took quite a few glazes to get the feather colours right but I got there in the end.

Xantus's Hummingbirds are found in Baja California, Mexico.  They measure around 8 - 9 cm in length and weigh between 3 - 4 grams.

Xantus's Hummingbird measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on 300gsm smooth Arches Watercolour paper.

Many thanks to Ron Knight for the reference photo.