Tuesday, November 11, 2014


This 12 x 16  painting started off being watercolor on watercolor canvas but I find it very difficult to paint watercolor on canvas. I then switched and painted with acrylic. I went over that with pumice ground and then pastel  My inspiration was baby conures that belonged to the lady I bought my cocktails from.I took this photo many years ago. I just loved their different expressions and could see their personalities shining through. I left the back ground very plan so that the birds would stand out.
 It is a very vibrant painting which unfortunately the photo and computer do not allow you to appreciate to its fullest.

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