Posts Tagged “wildlife art”

Hadeda Habits, 76x101cm, Oil on Canvas

Hadeda Habits, 76x101cm, Oil on Canvas

Dec 26, 2016 @ 06:00 I’ve meant to paint a Hadeda Ibis since moving to South Africa. Everyone considers them a nuisance, with their habit of squawking up a storm when they are flushed (hence the common joke that they are afraid of flying). But, if you actually take the time out to look at…

Working Weaver, 77x56cm, Watercolor on Paper

Working Weaver, 77x56cm, Watercolor on Paper

Aug x, 2018 Jan 16, 2017 @ 06:00 Been working on this quite a lot lately. Most of my time was being spent mixing up more green paint. This was remedied by a trip to the plastic store to get a bunch of little tubs I can tube paint into and mix up more than…

Waterbuck in Water

Waterbuck in Water

Still working in mixed media. I was able to narrow down my supplies a bit with this work since it is on sanded paper and the tooth of which can hold more colored pencil. I started with a wash of Derwent Artstics, when that was dry I went in with Derwent Artists Coloured Pencils, and…

One Good Horn

One Good Horn

Here is the piece I used to illustrate my “zone in” issues in a┬áprevious post with its underpainting in place. See? Doesn’t that first Kudu look better now? I don’t know why but I love the charcoal lines filled in with oil paint look. Maybe I should just start stopping at this stage and claiming…

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