Thursday, 27 December 2018

Black Capped Chickadee No 9 in acrylics

I never tire of painting these little birds.  I just love how this one is posing on the branch.

Black Capped Chickadee No 9 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to David A Mitchell for the reference photo.

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


Friday, 21 December 2018

Forest Kingfisher No 3 in acrylics

This is another painting from one of  the reference photos that I managed to take when walking around the lake  in my area.

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas.

Forest Kingfisher No 3 measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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








 

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Carolina Chickadee No 2 in acrylics

I love painting chickadees so couldn't resist painting this one.

Carolina Chickadee No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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

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


Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Sacred Kingfisher No 4 in acrylics

After taking reference photos of a Forest Kingfisher, I carried on walking around the lake and come across this Sacred Kingfisher. I took quite a few photos and was really pleased that I got such great reference photo. I just love the tilt of it's head.

Sacred Kingfisher measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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



Monday, 10 December 2018

Yellow Bellied Flycatcher in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Yellow Bellied Flycatcher measures 4 x 6 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 Ebay.  To view the listing, please click here.


Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Sacred Kingfisher No 3 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Sacred Kingfisher No 3 measures 4 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Ed Dunens for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 29 November 2018

Scarlet Robin No 8 in acrylics

I love the play of sunlight on this one's feathers.

Scarlet Robin No 8 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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



Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Australian Magpie No 5 in acrylics

Really pleased with how this one turned out.

Australian Magpie No 5 measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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


Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Red Capped Robin No 4 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Red Capped Robin No 4 measures 5 x 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 Bluethumb  To view the listing, please click here.




Monday, 19 November 2018

Mistletoebird No 2 in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Mistletoebird No 2 measures 5 x 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 Bluethumb.  To view the listing, please click here.


Forest Kingfisher No 2 in acrylics

Forest Kingfisher No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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Thursday, 15 November 2018

Belted Kingfisher in Acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head and how her feathers are all fluffed up.

Belted Kingfisher measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Becky Matsubara for the reference photo.

The painting is available for purchase through Etsy.  To view the listing, please click here. You don't need an Esty account to purchase the painting as Etsy does have a guest checkout option.




Monday, 12 November 2018

White Breasted Nuthatch No 3 in acrylics

I love how this on is perched on the branch.

White Breasted Nuthatch No 3 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to David A Mitchell for the reference photo.

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Friday, 9 November 2018

Daisies in watercolours

Enjoyed painting this one. It was rather fun playing around with watercolours for a change.


Daisies measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Archers Watercolour Paper.

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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Welcome Swallow in Acrylics

I love watching these birds when walking around my area. I have wanted to paint one for ages and I finally managed to get a good reference photo of one when I come across this one sitting on a bridge post.

Welcome Swallow measures 7 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.


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



Superb Fairy Wren No 14 in acrylics

I took the reference photo for this one a few years back when holidaying in Tasmania.  I love its stance.

Superb Fairy Wren No 14 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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



Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Calliope Hummingbird No 2 in acrylics


I love the feather colours of this one.


Calliope Hummingbird No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to David A Mitchell for the reference photo.

The paintings is available for purchase through Ebay.  To view the listing, please click here.







Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Bay Breasted Warbler in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Bay Breasted Warbler measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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

To bid in the Ebay auction, please click here.


Friday, 19 October 2018

Eastern Spinebill in acrylics

This one was fun to paint - everything just worked.

Eastern Spinebill measure 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Allen's Hummingbird in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this little hummingbird.  It still amazes me how tiny they are - they only measure between 3 to 3.5 inches in length.

Allen's Hummingbird measures 8 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Becky Matsubara for the reference photo.

The painting is available for purchase  through my Etsy store. You do not need an account with Etsy to purchase the painting as Etsy does allow Guest checkout.  To view the listing, please click here.



Friday, 12 October 2018

Forest Kingfisher in acrylics

I discovered this little fellow on one of my walks around my area.  He frequents the same spot so I managed to get quite a few good reference photos of him.

Forest Kingfisher measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.


Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Red Breasted Nuthatch No 6 in acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head.

Red Breasted Nuthatch No 6 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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

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



Monday, 8 October 2018

Little Bee Eater No 2 in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Little Bee Eater No 2 measures 8 x 10 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Scott Macaskill for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 4 October 2018

Striated Pardalote in acrylics

I love how this one is all puffed up.

Striated Pardalote measures 7 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Oak Titmouse No 3

I love how this one is perched on the branch.  I did quite a few layers / glazers to get the depth to the feathers. Really pleased with how it turned out.

Oak Titmouse No 3 measures 7 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Becky Matsubara for the reference photo.






Thursday, 27 September 2018

Summer Waves in acrylics

Summer Waves measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Flame Robin No 3 in acrylicss

Flame Robin No 3 measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.

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Friday, 21 September 2018

Yellow Throated Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one has it's head tilted.

Yellow Throated Warbler No 2 measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Yellow Breasted Chat in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.


Yellow Breasted Chat measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Monday, 17 September 2018

Macgillivray's Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

 Macgillivray's Warbler No measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.



Thursday, 13 September 2018

Baltimore Oriole in acrylics

I love the vibrant orange feathers of this one.

Baltimore Oriole measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Superb Fairy Wren No 13 in acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head.  I did quite a few glazes to get the depth to the feathers.

Superb Fairy Wren No 13 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.



Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Crested Tit in acrylics

I love the markings of this one.

Crested Tit measures 7 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Lee Amery for the reference photo.




Friday, 7 September 2018

Northern Cardinal in acrylics


Northern Cardinal measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the  reference photo.

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Thursday, 6 September 2018

Western Tanager in acrylics

I love the colours of this ones feathers.  Really pleased with how it turned out.

Western Tanager measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Michael Pazzani for the reference photo.







Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Red Crested Cardinal in acrylics

I love this ones red crest.

Red Crested Cardinal measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.






Friday, 31 August 2018

Scarlet Tanager No 2 in acrylics

I love this one's vibrant red feathers.

Scarlet Tanager No 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.



Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Cedar Waxwing in acrylics

Cedar Waxing measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 23 August 2018

Pumicestone Passage in acrylics

This was the view from my accommodation down at Golden Beach, Sunshine Coast last year.  It was lovely sitting on the balcony and watching the sun set over the water.

Pumicestone Passage measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Coal Tit No 4 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.


Coal Tit No 4 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Andy Morffew for the reference photo.

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Monday, 20 August 2018

White Browed Blackbird in acrylics

I enjoyed painting this one.  Black feathers are always a bit tricky to paint and I ended up doing quite a few layers / glazed to get the depth to the feathers.

White Browed Blackbird measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Francesco Veronesi for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 16 August 2018

Eastern Bluebird No 3 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Eastern Bluebird No 3 measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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



Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Purple Finch in acrylics

I love the colour of this one's feathers.

Purple Finch measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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

To bid in the Ebay auction, please click here.


Monday, 6 August 2018

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher No 3

I love how this one is perched on the branch.  

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher No 3 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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




Thursday, 2 August 2018

Common Yellowthroat No 4 in acrylics

I am rather partial to painting yellow feathers so couldn't resist painting this one.

Common Yellowthroat measures 5 x 7 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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





Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Acadian Flycatcher in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Acadian Flycatcher measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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

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Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Black and White Warbler in acrylics

I love how this one is clinging to the tree trunk.

Black and White Warbler measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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

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Monday, 23 July 2018

Australian Magpie No 4 in acrylics

I enjoy the challenge of painting black feathers so decided to paint another Magpie.  This time I decided to leave the white of the paper as the backdrop for the bird - really pleased with how it turned out.

Australian Magpie No 4 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.




Thursday, 19 July 2018

Northern Mockingbird ACEO in acrylics

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

Northern Mockingbirds are found in North America.  They measure 20.5 - 28 cm in length and weigh between 40 - 58 grams.

Northern Mockingbird measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Ekaterina Chernetsova for the reference photo.

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