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Finished work: Blue Jay

A recent blog post showed my work in progress of a Blue Jay painting: On the Easel: Blue Jay I have now finished the painting, and what a stunning bird it was to paint. It’s not often I get to paint so many different shades of blue on a bird! Painting Materials Size: 8 inches […]

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Bald Eagle Family painting

My eagle art work has so far been focused on UK-native species, but I have recently completed a painting of a Bald Eagle Family.   The painting The painting Bald Eagle Family depicts an adult Bald Eagle on the nest keeping a watchful eye on the twins. These particular birds are in Canada.  I enjoyed the challenge […]

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On the Easel: Blue Jay

January 2022. A new piece to add to my 8by8 Wildlife Collection, a Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata). The Blue Jay is native to eastern North America. Despite the name, it is not related to the UK’s Eurasian Jay at all – but I think it is equally as noisy. If you have ever heard a […]

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Kingfisher, Watercolour Painting

A new watercolour painting: The Kingfisher. One of the UK’s most brightly coloured birds. Often seen as a brief turquoise flash as they dart along a river. Kingfisher memories I live near a river and have often spotted Kingfishers darting along the river, but all I have seen is the flash of turquoise as they’ve […]

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Bullfinch Painting

A painting of a male Bullfinch I completed in 2020. Bullfinches definitely have to be in my list of favourite birds. The males have a stunning blush pink chest, with the females a duller brown, but equally as beautiful. Both have black heads and a flash of white upon the rump as they fly. Always […]

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