There’s an understated magnificence to Highland cows. They don’t know how very gorgeous they are–they just are. I painted from a reference photo shared by Les Liddle.9″x12″ oil on cradled wood board, Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂 I love these birds, they are so colorful. I have yet to see one, but I knowContinue reading “painting: a highland cow, and a bunting (bird)”
Birds are sort of miraculous to me, especially the little ones. How does this guy keep those toothpick legs warm through the winter? I understand fluffing the feather produces a kind of insulation in the air pockets, but what about those teeny weeny feet? 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.Continue reading “painting: chickadee-dee-dee”
Birds are magical, in an ordinary sort of way. Imagine being able to fly, without even thinking about it. 11″x14″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. Thank you for looking
My photo is a little blurry–in reality, he is quite crisp. 8″x10″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
The sunlight glowed so prettily on this barn owl’s wings, that I just had to paint him. The reference photo I used was shared by Les Liddle. 11″x14″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂
I love all the soft colors, and those tiny, tiny legs. How does he stay warm in the winter with such tiny legs? 8″x8″ Oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
I’m loving working with brushes again. Every so often, I guess you have to change things up just to keep things feeling fresh. I’ve never been good with that out-of-focus sort of background, but I think these last couple weeks I’ve finally found success. Eastern Bluebird, 8″x8″ oil on cradled board, in my Etsy shopContinue reading “paintings: a bluebird, and a cottontail”
8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board I told you I’d been working on birds. Small, charming, and fun to paint. Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂
8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board Little birdies are so sweet, I had a day where I painted several. I still have a handful in my to-do folder. They’d make a great little collection, grouped together–more to come! This little guy is available now in my Etsy shop. :)SOLD, THANK YOU!!!!
I bought a handful of new strata to work on–cradled hardboard. This is a birch board 1/8″ thick resting on top of a wood frame, so the entire depth is 3/4″. The surface is very smooth, and requires priming so the paints don’t sink right into the wood. If you are a people-portrait painter, IContinue reading “painting: titmouse”