Tag: wildlife paintings

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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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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Finished Painting: Young Lion

In May I blogged the work-in-progress photos of the young lion painting I was working on, Young Lion Painting in Progress, and today I have finally finished it. Lions are a new painting subject, giving me the opportunity to study the fur pattern and colouring closely for the first time. The tree bark was also […]

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Tiger Art for WWF Global Tiger Day

I’m a member of the Society for All Artists (SAA) and they held a WWF Global Tiger Day challenge. The aim was to paint tigers to highlight their plight. The idea I had was a cub with it’s mother, the cub being the future of tigers. Wanting to keep the piece relatively simple, I worked […]

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