Friday, 29 July 2016

Forest Double Collared Sunbird in acrylics

I love the colouring of this ones feathers.  I used quite a few glazes to build up the depth to the feathers.  There are a few colours that I only ever use once in while and for this one I decided to use a  premixed green (sap green)  for the green feathers -  normally I mix my own greens.  It worked rather well as it is a more intense and transparent so it was  ideal for glazing.

Forest Double Collared Sunbird measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Suede Paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.