Thursday, 28 December 2017

Yellow Bellied Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

And since I am rather partial to painting yellow feathers, I couldn't resist painting this one.

Yellow Bellied Flycatcher measures 2.5 x 3.5 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 my Etsy store.  To view the listing, please click here.


Buff Rumped Thornbill ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Buff Rumped Thornbill measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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Rainbow Bee-Eater ACEO in acrylics

One of these actually flew pass me a few weeks back while I was taking my dog for a walk.  It flew into a nearby tree for a few seconds and then it was off again.  

Rainbow Bee-Eater measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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


Sandy Reflections in Acrylics

Enjoyed painting this one - everything just seemed to work.

Sandy Reflections measures 10 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Botteri's Sparrow ACEO in acrylics

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

Botteri's Sparrow's are found mainly in Mexico with their range reaching the northern limits of Southeastern Arizona and Southern Texas.  They measure around 15 - 17 cm in length and weigh between 17 - 26 grams.

Botteri's Sparrow measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

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Tomtit ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.


Tomtit's are found in New Zealand.  They measure around 13 cm in length and weigh about 11 grams.

Tomtit measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Plaintive Cuckoo ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Plaintive Cuckoo's are native to Asia.  They measure between 21- 23.5 cm and weigh between 19.5 32 grams.

Plaintive Cuckoo measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Ron Knight for the reference photo.

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Chipping Sparrow ACEO in acrylics

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

Chipping Sparrow's are a North America Sparrow measuring between 12 - 15 cm in length and weighing around 11 - 16 grams.

Chipping Sparrow measures 3.5 x 2.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Common Ringed Plover ACEO in acrylics

Really pleased with how this one turned out - everything just seemed to work.

The Common Ringed Plover breeds in Arctic Eurasia.  They measure around 17 - 19.5 cm in length


Common Ringed Plover measures 3.5 x 2.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Ekaterina Chernetsova for the reference photo.

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Lark Sparrow ACEO in acrylics

Love the markings of this one.

Lark Sparrows is are an American Sparrow measures between 15 - 17 cm in length and weigh between 24 - 33 grams.

Lark Sparrow measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.


Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Carolina Wren in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Carolina Wren measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.




Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Gray Capped Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

I love painting yellow feathers so couldn't resist painting this one.

Gray Capped Flycatchers are found in South America.  They measure between 16.5 - 18 cm in length weigh between 26 - 30 grams.

Many thanks to Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren for the reference photo.

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Green Backed Tit ACEO in acrylics

I love the markings and feather colours of this one.

Green Backed Tits are found in Asia.  They measure around 12.5 - 13 cm in length  and weigh between 12 - 16.8 grams.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Black Capped Chickadee No 8 in acrylics

Black Capped Chickadee No 8 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to David A Mitchell for the reference photo.