Category Archives: bird

‘Cock sure’

This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading

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Draw a bird day- robin

Its that time of the month, so I am re blogging about my robin painting I did for my mum, for Mother’s Day. It was painted in oil. Take a look at methodtwomadness, who host the event each month. Started … Continue reading

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Re kindled love of oils

With the approach of our local hospice fundraising art auction, I have had the oil paints out to complete a canvas, having mainly used watercolours over the last year, it was a struggle to get back into the gloopy stuff. … Continue reading

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‘Startled’ Draw-a bird-day watercolour pheasant

I have spent the whole day painting, apart from mucking out the ponies this morning. Instead of finishing the paintings I started yesterday, I did my usual, and started something new. Inspired by the draw a bird day, that I … Continue reading

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‘The last quack’ has sent me quackers! Watercolour lab with duck

This is one of my last ‘ to finish paintings’ I started it a couple of months ago, and really could not get into it, maybe it was my subject choice? Even yesterday it was a struggle to get into … Continue reading

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Thank you cards, watercolour sketches

My 2015 Christmas ‘thank you’ cards, are quick watercolour sketches, a boxer dog for a patient at work ( I had said I would paint one for her a little while ago). A hare ( of course),and lastly a selection … Continue reading

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Indian runner duck, watercolour and brusho

We have some lovely Indian runner ducks at the yard my ponies are kept at. They really have to be the comedians of ducks, this is a painting combining brusho ink and watercolour. ‘Remus’

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Second painting for hospice treatment room

Having hung my first painting for the nurses treatment room at our local hospice , we decided it needed a second complimentary painting to cover some rogue screws that were left from a previous fixture. I stuck with a bird … Continue reading

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PAINTING BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH! Sleep deprivation!

So for some crazy reason I paint best at stupid o’clock (1 am in the morning) at least it is a Friday night! I would like to think I could stay in bed on a Saturday morning, but three ponies … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day ….goldfinch in oil

I decided to get out the oils today, and create another 20×20 bird painting to go with the blackbird I did for my mum, in Mother’s Day. I wanted to stick with garden birds, so I picked the goldfinch. I … Continue reading

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