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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 3 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 3 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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Northern Rough Winged Swallow ACEO in acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head.

Northern Rough Winged Swallow are found across North and Central America.  They measure around 13 - 15 cm in length and weigh between 10 - 18 grams.


Northern Rough Winged Swallow 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.

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Warbling Vireo in acrylics

This one was fun to paint - everything just worked.

Warbling Vireo 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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Thursday, 5 July 2018

Clay Coloured Sparrow ACEO in acrylics

I love the markings on this one.

Clay Coloured 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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Connecticut Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love the tilt of this ones head.

Connecticut Warbler 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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Monday, 2 July 2018

Emu in acrylics

I went with a bit of a different backgrounds colour for this one.  When I  was painting last weeks aceo's  I really liked the combinations of reds that I used and decided that a vibrant red background would complement the black bird really well.  Really pleased with how it turned out.

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


Thursday, 28 June 2018

Slate Throated Redstart ACEO in acrylics

I love the tilt of this one's head.

Slate Throated Redstart 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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Scarlet Headed Blackbird ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Scarlet Headed Blackbird measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Brian Ralphs for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Prothonotary Warbler in acrylics

I couldn't resist painting this little female warbler.

Prothonotary Warbler measures  6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.



Monday, 25 June 2018

Whiskered Treeswift ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Whiskered Treeswift 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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Melodious Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch singing away.

Melodious Warbler 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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Thursday, 14 June 2018

Black Faced Grosbeak ACEO in acrylics

I love this ones  yellow feathers.

Black Faced Grosbeak 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.

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Pine Grosbeak ACEO in acrylics

Enjoyed painting this one - everything just seemed to work.

Pine Grosbeak measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to David A Mitchell for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 7 June 2018

Blackpoll Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love tilt of this one's head.

Blackpoll Warbler are found in North and South America.  They measure 12.5 - 15 cm in lengh and weigh 9.7 - 21 grams.

Blackpoll Warbler measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Worm Eating Warbler ACEO in acrylics

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

Worm Eating Warblers breed in the Eastern United states and migrate to Mexico and Central America during winter.  They measure around 13 cm in length and weigh about 13 grams.

Worm Eating Warbler measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Bettina Arrigoni for the reference photo.

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Monday, 4 June 2018

Superb Fairy Wren No 12 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Superb Fairy Wren No 12 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.


Thursday, 31 May 2018

Blue Breasted Kingfisher ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Blue Breasted Kingfisher 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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Indigo Flycatcher ACEO in acrylics

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

Indigo Flycatcher 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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Thursday, 24 May 2018

Chestnut Headed Tesia ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Chestnut Headed Tesia's are found in China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.

Chestnut Headed Tesia 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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Green Shrike Babbler ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Green Shrike Babblers are found in India, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam.  They measures around 13 cm in length

Green Shrike Babbler 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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Monday, 21 May 2018

Tranquil River in acrylics

Tranquil River measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Sandie Bell for the reference photo.

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Snowy Peak in acrylics

Snowy Peak measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Abert's Towhee ACEO in acrylics

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

Abert's Towhee is found in Southwest North America.  The measure around 21 - 25 cm in length and weigh between 40 - 54 grams.

Abert's Towhee 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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Scarlet Sunbird ACEO in acrylics

I love the red feathers of this one.

The Scarlet Sunbird is also known as the Javan Sunbird and is found Javan and Bali.

Scarlet Sunbird 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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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Miniature Schnauzer in acrylics

This is Max - he is now 10 months old and he makes me laugh everyday with his antics.

Miniature Schnauzer measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix smooth paper.

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Cheetah Cub in acrylics

I love how this cub is looking up.

Cheetah Cub measures approx. 11.61 x 8.85 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

Many thanks to Tazi Brown for the reference photo.

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


Thursday, 10 May 2018

New Zealand Rock Wren ACEO in acrylics

I love the colours of this ones feathers.  As the name suggest, these birds are found in New Zealand.   They are quite small with the males weighing only about 16 grams and females 20 grams.

New Zealand Rock Wren 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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Ruby Crowned Kinglet No 5 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Ruby Crowned Kinglet No 5 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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






Red Capped Robin Chat ACEO in acrylics

I love this one's vibrant orange feathers.  The Red Capped Robin Chat is also known as the Natal Robin and are found in Africa.

Red Capped Robin Chat measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on Colourfix SMooth Paper.

Many thanks to Derek Keats for the reference photo.

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Thursday, 3 May 2018

Hooded Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I love painting yellow feathers so couldn't resist painting this one.  Really pleased with how it turned out.

Hooded Warbler No 2 measures 6 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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




Warbling Vireo ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is singing away on the branch.

Warbling Vireo 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.

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Rosy Faced Lovebird ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Rosy Faced Lovebird 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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Superb Fairy Wren (Female) in acrylics

The little wren is one of my favourite birds to paint and I love looking out for them on my walks in my area.

Superb Fairy Wren (female) measures  5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Patrick Kavangh for the reference photo.

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




Friday, 27 April 2018

Sand Dune in acrylics

I haven't painted a seascape for ages and loved how the path through the dunes leads down to the sea.

Sand Dune measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Ampersand Smooth Panel.

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Scarlet Robin No 6 in acrylics

I took the reference photo for this one as it was sitting on the cars aerial - it had been admiring itself in the cars mirrors before settling  there briefly.

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

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Rufous Mourner ACEO in acrylics

I love the colour of this one's feathers.  It is a bit more tricky painting just one colour to get the depth to the feather and I used a lot of layers / glazes to archive  the depth to the feathers.


Rufous Mourner 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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Palawan Flowerpecker ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.  I was a bit more tricky to paint with its head at this angle but I really please with how it turned out.

Palawan Flowerpecker 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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Friday, 20 April 2018

Mottle Cheeked Tyrannulet ACEO in acrylics


Mottle Cheeked Tyrannulet 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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Scarlet Backed Flowerpecker ACEO in acrylics

Scarlet Backed Flowerpecker 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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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Tiger in acrylics

I haven't painted a tiger for ages and just love the close up crop of this one.

Tiger measures 4 x 6 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Wildlife Reference Photos for the reference photo.

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Say's Phoebe in acrylics

Say's Phoebe measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth Paper.

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



Friday, 13 April 2018

Bee Hummingbird ACEO in acrylics

Bee Hummingbird 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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Zapata Sparrow ACEO in acrylics

Zapata Sparrow 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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