Cute Irish birds (paintings)

I painted this card for my sister’s birthday (even though she’s more into lipstick than birds). Ireland has a disproportionate number of adorable birds and I just love them. I can’t help it! I think these paintings are pretty cute too ;). It’s kind of hard to tell from the scan, but I include their […]

A golden eagle for SoundEagle

One of my blog friends requested an eagle drawing/painting, so here’s a golden eagle for SoundEagle! Painting is fun, but I couldn’t get the feathers quite the way I wanted. Eventually, I decided messing with them more would only worsen the situation haha. There you go, SoundEagle, I hope you like it!

A tale of two jays (painting)

Here are two jays I painted recently…did you ever notice that a Stellar’s Jay is like a photographic negative of a blue jay? Blue jays are a popular favourite bird…they’ve been represented three times in my favourite bird series. Also, blue birds in general are popular. I also painted a blue grosbeak this week but […]

Some gorgeous Kenyan cards

My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a couple of years ago, and last year my family made the difficult decision to move him to a care facility.  He had been wandering out of the house in the middle of the night on freezing winter nights, and we were worried about his safety.  In some ways, […]