Bluebird

Bluebird on Channel Iron Post

Bluebird on Channel Iron Post

15310798564_727fec1dc9_oHere’s a bluebird that I painted using my Winsor and Newton travel set with 14 half-pans of watercolor.  A damp brush across a pan produces vivid colors, although the background was made using dilute values with a glazing technique.  This is a Western Bluebird (no orange or yellow on the breast).

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recent last-minute retiree, husband, father, grandfather, student, technology nerd, fabricator, builder, etc., trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life.
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5 Responses to Bluebird

  1. isabella says:

    Beautiful painting! How long did it take?
    Keep up the great work!
    Best Wishes,
    Isabella

    Like

  2. lesliepaints says:

    Beautiful painting of the bluebird!

    Like

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