Sunday, June 18, 2017

Bathing Beauty

"Bathing Beauty". Hummingbirds like to fly through water and afterwards preen themselves on a tree limb. Then they might very well decide they need another bath.  11"x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Vandermark Creek Falls

    9"x12" watercolor on Aquabord. RJ-Rene Mosca, Photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph of the Vandermark Creek Falls, Millford, PA

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Flower Dancer

11"x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.  The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards and hover in one spot for seconds.
 

Monday, January 16, 2017

West Cornwall Covered Bridge

11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord. This bridge spans 172' long over the Housatonic River. It is one of three surviving covered bridges in the state of Connecticut. RJ-Rene Mosca, photographer, Port Jervis, NY granted me permission to paint from his photograph of this bridge.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Harvest Time II

 
9"x12" Watercolor on Aquabord.
The colorful House Finches are abundant over much
of North America.  They have cheery chirps and some
pairs stay together year round.  They feed on seeds,
buds, berries and sometimes on small insects.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Midsummer Night Dreams

                                                                                     

Watercolor on 16"x20" Aquabord Cradled Panel.
The hummingbird might dream of the fragrant cereus cactus flower but, unfortunately for them, they feed during daylight hours and the cereus (moonflower) is a night blooming plant.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Fragrant Rose

9x12" watercolor on Aquabord

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Fruit of the Vine

Rene Mosca, Photographer, granted me permission to paint from his photograph, The Vine.  11x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.

Sunset at Pine Glades

11x14" Watercolor on Aquabord.  Credit for original photograph "Tonight's Sunset" to Kyan Blair.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Who You?

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird just noticed something peculiar hanging in his favorite spot in the garden.  11"x14" aquabord  2" cradled panel.  No frame or glass needed.  Sealed by Krylon UV resistant varnish.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Violet Tailed Sylph

The Violet Tailed Sylph is a hummingbird who lives in tropical mountain forests with cloud cover in the western slope of the Andes in Ecuador & Columbia.
The males with larger tails appear to be dominant over the short tailed males. The male is 7" in length.