This little bird, a beautiful Black Burnian Warbler, visited our bird bath a few years ago. I was so fortunate to get a snapshot of this little guy as this species does not frequent this far south into the coastal Texas region. I wanted to paint the bird at the time, but finally got it on canvas today. The painting, done in acrylics, will be finished soon and posted for sale on our Bartlettpairart.com website.
The Sunflower Portrait is painted on a 20 by 16 inch gallery wrap canvas in a realistic representation with artistic attempt to capture as much of the shapes and color that make the flower so beautiful. The use of shadow and light to create the shapes required a lot of color mixing and blending. I am very happy with the end results. I hope your enjoy the work. You can purchase this painting and others at our Bartlett Pair Art website.
Check out the pics capturing stages of the painting process.