Thursday, 29 March 2018

White Throated Mountain Gem ACEO in acrylics

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

White Throated Mountain Gem 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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Green and Black Fruiteater ACEO in acrylics

I love the feather colours of this one.

Green and Black Fruiteater 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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Monday, 26 March 2018

Lesser Goldfinch in acrylics

I couldn't resist painting this one as one of my favourite feather colours to paint are yellow feathers.

Lesser Goldfinch 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, 23 March 2018

Red Rose 2 in acrylics

I haven't painted a flower for ages and decided to paint this lovely red rose.


Red Rose 2 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

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Magnolia Warbler No 3 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the tree trunk.

Magnolia Warbler No 3 measures 6 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 my Etsy Shop.  To view the listing, please click here.




Thursday, 22 March 2018

Tickell's Leaf Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.


Tickell's Leaf Warbler 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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Andaman Flowerpecker ACEO in acrylics

Really pleased with how this one turned out.  I did quite a few layers / glazes to get the depth to the feathers.

Andaman Flowerpecker 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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Tufted Titmouse No 13 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Tufted Titmouse No 13 measures 5 x 5 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Kelly Strope for the reference photo.



Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Autumn River No 3 in acrylics

Really enjoyed painting this one - everything just seemed to work.

Autumn River No 3 measures 8 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix smooth paper.

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Thursday, 15 March 2018

Canyon Wren ACEO in acrylics

I rather enjoy  the challenge of painting earthy colours so couldn't resist painting this one.  Really please with how it turned out.

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

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.

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Willie Wagtail ACEO in acrylics

I enjoyed painting this one - it is a bit tricky painting black feathers but also rather  fun as you start off with blues and reds  in the base layer and build up the black feathers from there.

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

Many thanks to Ed Dunens for the reference photo.

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Wilson's Warbler No 2 in acrylics

I couldn't resist painting this one as I just love painting yellow feathers.  It took quite a few layers to get the depth to the feathers and I am really pleased with how it turned out.

Wilson's Warbler No 2 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, 8 March 2018

Eurasian Reed Warbler ACEO in acrylics

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

Eurasian Reed 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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Green Backed Kingfisher ACEO in acrylics

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

Green Backed 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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Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Painted Redstart No 2 in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Painted Redstart No 2 measures 6 x 8 inches and is painted on Colourfix Smooth paper.

Many thanks to Alan Schmierer for the reference photo.




Thursday, 1 March 2018

Rufous Faced Warbler ACEO in acrylics

I love how this one is perched on the branch.

Rufous Faced Warbler 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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Senegal Eremomela ACEO in acrylics

I love the colours of this one's feathers.

Senegal Eremomela 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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