Sunday, October 20, 2013

In Reverse

This flight maneuver is less efficient than forward flight but extremely effective none the less. Reverse gear is intended for low speeds and occasional use.  11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

I See You - NFS

I See You by JoanM.
I See You, a photo by JoanM. on Flickr.
The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird becomes a red and green jewel in the light of the sun.  9x12 watercolor on aquabord

Enjoy Nature

Enjoy Nature by JoanM.
Enjoy Nature, a photo by JoanM. on Flickr.
Allow time to Enjoy Nature.  11x14 Watercolor on Aquabord.

Thursday, February 28, 2013


rufous by JoanM.
rufous, a photo by JoanM. on Flickr.

The Rufous is the feistiest hummingbird in North America. He can outfly all others due to his small size and short wings.
9x12 watercolor on Aquabord.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Splish Splash -NFS

 Painted Bunting taking a bath amongst the wild roses.  Painted Buntings have very vivid colors of blue, green, yellow & red.  They like to hide in dense thick weedy areas and are one of our finest songbirds.  This one was spotted in Florida.
16x20 watercolor on watercolor canvas.

Clematis - NFS

11x14 Watercolor on aquabord.  Sealed with an UV Archival Matte Varnish so no glass is needed in framing.