International Migratory Bird Day Art Complete

International Migratory Bird Day Art Complete

I got so busy creating the artwork for International Migratory Bird Day that I completely forgot to post about it. To illustrate this year’s chosen theme, Restore Habitats, Restore Birds, I painted five habitats and seven birds. I finished the work a few weeks ago and it has since been turned into a beautiful poster by Karen […]

Watercolor Bird Painting Process

Watercolor Bird Painting Process

Thought I’d share some of the step-by-steps I go through as I work on the “Blue-crowned Motmot & Black and White Warbler” piece for the International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) art.

2015 IMBD Artist

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in birds
2015 IMBD Artist

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been chosen by Environment for the Americas to be their 2015 International Migratory Bird Day Artist! Stay tuned for developments as this exciting project unfolds this coming fall. What an honor — thank you EFTA!

Acceptance into 2014 GNSI Member Exhibition

Posted on May 3, 2014 in birds, exhibitions, watercolor
Acceptance into 2014 GNSI Member Exhibition

My watercolor painting of a European Starling has been selected by jury for inclusion in the 2014 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators’ Member Exhibit. The exhibit is on display in the Natural History Museum at University of Colorado, Boulder, from April 19 to September 25, 2014.

Chicken Portraits? YES!

Posted on Mar 16, 2014 in animal portraits, birds, poultry, watercolor
Chicken Portraits? YES!

For all of you chicken lovers and aficionados out there (and I include myself in that category), I recently finished a triple chicken portrait for a client, featuring a White Silky, Golden Buff, and Buff Orpington. I had a ton of fun with this one and hope there will be more poultry portraits in my […]