Sanhill Crane Quartet

Sanhill Crane Quartet
OIl on 18x24 inch canvas

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Snowy Egret Grooming



This portrait of the Snowy Egret grooming was painted using oil on 12 x 24 black canvas. I began with a drawing in white charcoal and filled in the white areas. The painting is based on this image from Wildlifereferencephotos.com. Prints are available through Fine Art America. Additional items can be purchased through Pixels.com.



Thursday, October 26, 2017

Peacock in Snow

This lovely portrait of a peacock posing in a snow covered landscape was done with oils on a 10 x 20 inch  1.5 inch deep canvas.

Prints of this paintings and other items are available at Fine Art America.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Duck Feathers

These perpendicular duck feathers were painting with oils on an 8 x 10 gesso board. I started out on a white background but when I was nearly done, I didn't like it and used Paynes gray to create a cloudy background. Prints and tots of this painting can be purchased at Fine Art America.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Red Crown Amazon Parrot on canvas

The Red Crown Amazon Parrot painted on a 12 inch square canvas using Winsor Newton water-soluble oil paint. Prints of this painting can be purchased at  Fine Art America. The image is based on a photo purchased from Wildlifereferencephotos.com.


Rock Dove


This portrait of the Rock Dove is painted on 8 x 10 gesso using Winsor Newton water mixable oil paints. Prints of this painting can be purchased at Fine Art America. The image is based on a photo purchased from Wildlifereferencephotos.com.

Barn Swallows



This pair of Barn Swallows were painted on 8 x 10 inch gesso panel using Winsor Newton water mixable oil paints. Prints of this painting can be purchased at Fine Art America. The image is based on a photo purchased from Wilflifereferencephotos.com.

Cocheral Hen

This portrait of a Cocheral hen was painted on a 12 inch square canvas using Winsor Newton water mixable oil paints. Prints of this painting can be purchased at Fine Art America. The image was purchased from Wildlifereferencephotoss.com.


Cardinals


A male and female cardinal perched on sweet pea branches. This portrait on an 11 x 14 canvas was painted with Winsor Newton water mixable oil paints. This painting has been sold but prints may be purchased at Fine Art America. The composition is made from two different photos purchased from Wildlifereferencephotos.com.

Sand Hill Crane Quartet

Sandhill Cranes, 18 x24 inch canvas painted using Winsor Newton water mixable oil paints. The other day I was at a Winn Dixie parking lot and down swooped a flock of these magnificent birds. I'd only ever seen them in photographs. I took lots of photos and created this composition, relocating them to a sand dune. Prints of this painting can be purchased from Fine Art America.