Sunday, September 27, 2009
This is a hooded warbler. So named because it warbles...as opposed to yodelling. If it yodelled, it would probably be in the record books. This colorful little creation can be yours if ya click that little button down there. 2.5 x 3.5 ACEO acrylic on foamboard.............. $10 PP
Raptors are awesome birds to watch. It may seem a bit morbid, but it is absolutely unforgetable to observe one of these birds attack and capture it's pray. I can't remember if I've seen that happen or not. This would make a marvelous addition to you birds of prey collection (or you could start one). 2.5 x 3.5 ACEO acrylic on foamboard ....... $10 PP
Tanagers are splendid birds. They come in a myriad of colors, don't eat much, and are potty trained. I loved to watch them down in Costa Rica, but I find that Texas has a wealth of these little boogers, too. He would look just grand, sitting on a mini easel on your TV.'
2.5 x 3.5 ACEO acrylic on foamboard............... $10 PP
This is an acorn woodpecker. I don't know that I have ever seen one. I may have and mistook it for a walnut woodpecker. Anyway, he's a colorful little dude.
2.5 x 3.5 ACEO acrylic on foamboard........................ $10 PP
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Years ago, my father-in-law was a big hunter. I was too, sort of, but I really hated to kill stuff. We would duck hunt down on the Houston River in Louisiana, and one outing we killed a couple of these ducks. I remember how it almost broke my heart to see how beautiful they were...and I had gone and shot one. However, he was absolutely delicious!!! P.S, I don't hunt any more. I paint em.
ACEO (2.5 x 3.5) acrylic on foamboard............... $10 postpaid
Killdeers are fun to watch, scurrying around with them scrawny little legs. I once found a little nest out in a field by my nursery as I was mowing it. I found it because the Momma bird was making such a big commotion, flopping around and flapping her wings. Not near the nest, but away fom it...drawing my attention away from her brood. I knew what she was doing though, and scouted around till I found the nest, I put a red plastic tape around the nest, about 10 feet out so nobody would disturb it. No one did, they hatched, grew up, and hopefully went on to a happy killdeer life. Here's my little painting. (Sep 17)
ACEO (2.5 x 3.5).............................. $10 Postpaid
I've always considered egrets to be one of the most graceful birds on the entire planet. Maybe it's because they're slender and white and showy or maybe it's because I'm such a klutz that even a doorknob looks graceful. Anyway, here's my little rendition of an egret. (Sep 16)
ACEO (2.5 x 3.5) acrylic on canvas......................... $10.00 PP