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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.




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 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.

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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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