savvy

savvy

Lately, I’ve been trying to start my paintings with some pre-mixed piles of paint. I think it’s really helpful in keeping color continuity. I find it super challenging though, because when I have the time to paint I want to dive right in. I literally have...
tufted titmouse

tufted titmouse

Sweet guy. Right? I had to ask my expert friend what kind of bird this is and found out he’s a tufted titmouse. What a fun name! The tufted titmouse is a small songbird in the chickadee family. Wonder what he was singing… Original 6″x6″ oil...
Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

This cute guy is a Baltimore Oriole. I never realized the famous Baltimore Orioles baseball team was named after a real bird. And a beauty, at that! Funny thing about marketing that I know the Baltimore Orioles logo, but never saw the actual bird. I can’t tell...
seeing eye to eye

seeing eye to eye

I must say I never realized how much personality birds have. Each one is unique, no doubt about it. I guess this hawk and I are seeing eye to eye. I almost feel like I can see right through him. It was a fun early morning painting capturing his charming spirit. This...
for the birds

for the birds

I have an idea, and I sure hope it’s not “for the birds.” I’m seriously considering creating a calendar for 2017 of my bird paintings. It’s a fun idea, but there is so much to think about. Size, layout of the pages, how it will display,...