2020 · Acrylic · Birds · blue · people · purple · Small Format (5-20") · Tree of Life Art Gallery + Studios

Shimmer

Iridescent and metallic acrylic paint give this show off peacock a subtle glimmer. Original available for purchase.

2009 · Birds · Birds of Prey · Digital Media · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20")

The Life of Andrew

My nephew Andrew is a patriotic fellow. Born in Texas, Andrew grew up in Iowa with a deep sense of loyalty to both states. For his graduation gift, I painted this essential "Andrew" in digital oils. From the purple mountains in the back to the amber grain in the front, his passion for his homelands… Continue reading The Life of Andrew

2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · Birds · Birds · Miniatures (under 5") · Paintings · Parrots · Portrait Ornaments · Songbirds · Waterfowl

Portrait Ornaments: Birds

Stylish portrait ornaments are a unique way to remember a lost pet, commemorate an event, or create a holiday to remember. These can be hung as portraits, on Christmas trees, on walls, in windows... They are made of ceramic, measure approximately 4"x4". They are heavy and fine quality, painted with the same professional quality paints… Continue reading Portrait Ornaments: Birds

2016 · Acrylic · Birds · Fauna · Nature · Paintings · Waterfowl

Black Swan

black swan (n) an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. This piece expressed my shock and horror at an event that I did not foresee which completely obliterated my seemingly stable life. The details do not matter; however there was a great deal of pain shared by several people, and new lives… Continue reading Black Swan

2018 · Acrylic · Miniatures (under 5") · Paintings · Songbird Series · Songbirds

Songbirds

Songbirds - a grouping of four small-format acrylic paintings This small grouping of four songbirds (clockwise from top left: Carolina Wren, titmouse, black-capped chickadee and white-breasted nuthatch) was inspired by the new spring in a part of town that has a lot of beautiful songbirds singing.  I find them incredibly animated, full of life and… Continue reading Songbirds

2014 · Feather Paintings · Parrots · Small Format (5-20")

Blues on Blue

Blue-throated macaws are critically endangered parrots, suffering from loss of habitat and poaching. The Blues Foundation runs a charity auction yearly, and a few years ago I auctioned this off to benefit their foundation. It raised almost $250 for their organization. These blue-throated macaws are painted in acrylic paint on a naturally shed blue and… Continue reading Blues on Blue

2003 · blue · green · Miniatures (under 5") · Paintings · Parrots · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor · yellow

Blue and Gold Macaw

I love parrots. They are incredibly complex, emotional creatures, and they have a powerful weapon right on their face. They fit into our lives, learning our language, understanding our non-verbal cues better than we do ourselves. It is all in the eyes. There are thoughts forming and connections developing every second.  I can just imagine… Continue reading Blue and Gold Macaw